Woman, 54, killed in Shawano Co. house explosion

SHAWANO, Wis. (WSAW) -- Shawano County Sheriff's Office confirms that 54-year-old Diane Pickett has died following a house explosion Thursday morning.

“We were able to determine that there was one female in the residence at the time of the explosion and we found her deceased inside the home," said Shawano County Sheriff's Department.

Dinan

WLUK-TV reports the incident happened around 5 a.m. Thursday morning on Richter Court in the Town of Westcott. That location is north of Shawano Lake and about 15 north east of Shawano.

The home was leveled. Insulation debris is scattered in the neighborhood.

Dinan

The incident remains under investigation.