Exposure to Cold Suspected in Elderly Woman’s Death
Rochester MN (KROC AM News) - Rochester police were called out Friday morning to investigate the death of an elderly woman at a local senior care facility. Police Captain John Sherwin says the 99-year-old woman was found outside the Meadow Lake Senior Living Center around 7:30 a.m.
The cause of her death has not been determined, but Sherwin says it appears it might have been due to exposure to the cold. It’s not known how long the woman had been outdoors, or how she was able to leave the facility by herself.
Her name has not been released.