Update: The coroner's office determined that Brown died as a result of wounds sustained during a dog attack that occurred inside her home.
A 44-year-old firefighter was found dead Monday inside her home in western Kane County, police announced.
Kane County Sheriff’s Deputies and Big Rock EMS found Dawn Brown deceased inside her home, located in the village of Big Rock. Deputies were dispatched to the home at about 4:15 p.m. Monday, according to the Kane County Sheriff's Office.
"Sheriff’s Office detectives are conducting a death investigation," a Sheriff's Office statement said. "However, no foul play is suspected."
The Kane County Coroner’s Office will conduct an autopsy regarding this death.
Brown was a full-time firefighter/paramedic for the Bristol Kendall Fire Protection District. She was also a part-time paramedic for the Big Rock Fire Protection District.
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