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Calumet authorities investigate death of 18-year-old


NEW HOLSTEIN (WKOW) – Calumet County sheriff's officials are investigating the death of an 18-year-old woman found outside a New Holstein home.

Authorities identified the young woman as Monica Batts of New Holstein.

According to WLUK-TV, the man who lives in the home found the body when walking to his garage around 12:30 p.m. on Friday.  The man said he did not know the victim and is cooperating with the investigation. 

Officials said the body was clothed and didn't have any visible signs of trauma.  They believe the body was outside for about six hours.  An autopsy is set for Monday to determine the cause of death.

Investigators are interviewing family and friends. They are following several sets of footprints found in the area.

Authorities said the public is not believed to be in any danger.

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