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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Press Release

Monday, November 20, 2017


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.