NORTHUMBERLAND - Police here and Northumberland County Coroner James F. Kelley are continuing their investigation into the death of 25-year-old Simone C. Larocque, of 261 Third St.

Kelley said it is believed Larocque passed away Oct. 26 in her apartment.

He said an autopsy was conducted Monday at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, but the cause and manner of death are pending further investigation. Kelley said he is awaiting the results of toxicology testing.

Assisting Kelley in the probe are Northumberland Officer Matt Lauver, Chief Deputy Coroner James Gotlob and Deputy Coroner Barry Leisenring.