HOBART, Ind. – A woman who was killed a house explosion in northwest Indiana last month it was identified.
At approximately 12:15 pm on November 23, police and firefighters responded to a house at 601 E. 29th Avenue in Hobart to a house blast call.
Upon arrival, a woman was found dead in her home.
She was identified as 70-year-old Geraldine Hook.
According to the Lake County Medical Examiner’s Office, the death was ruled an accident.
Authorities said there was a buildup of gas in the home, but it’s unclear what triggered it.