Rochester Police Release Name of Woman Found Outside Senior Facility
Rochester MN (KROC AM News) - The woman who died after being found outside a Rochester senior living facility last Friday after spending several hours in frigid weather has been identified.
Police Captain John Sherwin says 98-year-old Lillian Pedersen walked out of the Meadow Lakes Senior Living complex located near the Country Club Manor neighborhood early Friday. Sherwin says she was wearing a bathrobe, a shirt and pants but no shoes. Temperatures were in the teens at the time.
Sherwin says Pedersen she was found around 7:30 a.m. and was still breathing when paramedics arrived but died in the ambulance.