Madison
71° F
Overcast
Overcast
Advertisement

18-year-old found in New Holstein died from cold

Published On: Feb 17 2013 12:06:17 AM CST
Updated On: Feb 18 2013 06:49:52 PM CST

NEW HOLSTEIN, Wis. -

The Calumet County Medical Examiner said an 18-year-old woman found outside a New Holstein home died of exposure to the cold.

But WLUK-TV reported that authorities are still investigating what led to the death of Monica Batts of New Holstein.

Her body was found outside the home Friday by the man who lives there. Investigators said Batts had been there at least six hours before she was discovered. The resident told authorities he did not know her.

Officials said Batts' body didn't have any visible signs of trauma. The public is not believed to be in any danger.

Deputies said they don't plan to say much more until toxicology test results come back in a few weeks.

Advertisement
  • Lethal injection

    Reuters

    History of the death penalty in America

    The alleged botched execution of Arizona prison inmate Joseph Wood has put capital punishment -- specifically, the manner in which criminals are executed -- back in the spotlight. Take a look at the history of the death penalty in America.

  • Pope Francis, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio

    REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

    Reasons why Pope Francis is cool

    Pope Francis is coming to the U.S. in Sept., to head the eighth World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, according to the National Catholic Reporter. Take a look at the many reasons why Pope Francis is cool.

  • smile

    istock

    Happiest/unhappiest U.S. cities

    It seems that residents of Louisiana are some of the happiest people in the country, and New Yorkers remain some of the unhappiest, according to a new report. Take a look at the happiest - and unhappiest - U.S. cities.

Advertisement