Death investigation reveals no signs of trauma

The Municipal Court Complex is located at 2710 170th Street in Lansing, Illinois. (Photo: Melanie Jongsma)

Victim identified as Donna Molenaar of St. John, Indiana

information provided by the Lansing Police Department

LANSING, Ill. (January 3, 2020) – As reported yesterday, on January 2, 2020, at approximately 12:12pm, the Lansing Police Department responded to the United Motel, located at 2249 Bernice Road, for an unresponsive subject. Upon arrival, officers located a 77-year-old female inside of a room who was deceased.

The Lansing Police Department conducted a death investigation with the assistance of the Illinois State Police Crime Scene Investigators. On January 3, 2020, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office performed an autopsy and determined there were no signs of trauma on the victim. A final determination on cause of death will be pending the results of the toxicology report.

The subject was identified as Donna Molenaar age 77 of Saint John, Indian