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Elderly woman's body found outside Sun Prairie senior facility Friday


Sun Prairie (WKOW) -- A news release from Sun Prairie Police Saturday morning provided only a bit more information about the incident.

It confirmed there was no apparent trauma to the body found early Friday morning outside the Faith Gardens Memory Care Center in Sun Prairie. No other details were given, but police did correct the victim's age to 84, not 85, as they'd previously stated. 

Police say the incident is still under investigation and that more information will be released at a later time.

Also, the Dane County Medical Examiner's office confirmed to Channel 27 News they're performing the autopsy on the body found.  However,  it's not yet known when a statement will be released identifying the woman or her cause of death. 


SUN PRAIRIE (WKOW) - Sun Prairie police are investigating the death of an elderly woman whose body was found outside a senior care facility in Sun Prairie Friday morning. 

Sun Prairie Police confirmed for WKOW News that the body of an 85-year-old woman was found near her residence at the Faith Gardens Memory Care Center at 35 Tower Drive at 8:52 a.m.  

They say they don't yet know the cause of death or whether it could have been related to cold weather. However, police say she did not die from traumatic injuries.

A statement detailing more information is expected to be released later tonight.  

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