87-year-old Milwaukee woman found dead in her backyard


by Chris Patterson

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office is currently investigating a possible cold-weather death on the 2800 block of N. 91st St. in Milwaukee.

An 87-year-old white female was found in her backyard after attempting to return from the store. Neighbors say she left to get prescription medication around 3:00 p.m. on January 27th. We're told the victim was found laying on the ground in her backyard almost a day later. 

The medical examiner's office says the woman's body temperature was 37 degrees when she was pronounced dead.

An autopsy is scheduled for January 29th.


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