- Associated Press - Monday, January 9, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The Oregon State Medical Examiner has confirmed that a Portland woman found dead in a downtown parking garage succumbed to hypothermia after being outside in freezing temperatures.

The woman has been identified as 52-year-old Karen Lee Batts.

Central Precinct officers responded to the parking garage Saturday after getting a report that a woman had been removing her clothing while appearing to struggle in the cold weather.

She was deceased when officers and paramedics arrived.


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