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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Press Release

Monday, November 20, 2017

1 DEAD IN BENSENVILLE APARTMENT FIRE

The DuPage County Coroner's Office, Bensenville Police and Fire Departments along with the DuPage County Arson Task Force are currently investigating a residential apartment fire fatality in Bensenville, Il.

At approximately 6:17 am on Sunday, November 19, 2017, Bensenville Police and Fire Departments responded to 361 Marshall Apartment #9A for an apartment fire.

At approximately 9:55am, this office was notified that a single fatality had been discovered.

Upon our arrival to the scene, the body was pronounced dead at 12:30 pm

The victim has been identified as Mr. Steven M. Nelson, 64 of Bensenville, Il. 

Preliminary cause of death is consistent with natural causes.

Nothing further.