Next of kin sought for man who died Nov. 14 in Rockford fire

Online Staff Report

The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office is in search of next of kin of a man who died in a shed fire in Rockford Nov. 14, 2014.

Javier Garduno, a 52-year-old Hispanic man, is one of two individuals who died at the scene of a shed fire near the intersection of Cedar Street and South Winnebago in Rockford at around 3:07 a.m., Nov. 14. Two individuals died in that blaze, while another was treated at a local hospital.

According to the Coroner’s Office, Garduno had extensive cardiac history with noted coronary artery disease.

Anyone who may have known Garduno is asked to contact the Winnebago County Coroner’s Office at (815) 319-4970.

Posted Dec. 11, 2014

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