Elderly woman's body found outdoors near assisted living facility, police say

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. - Officials are investigating on Friday the death of a woman whose body was found outside in Sun Prairie. 

Sun Prairie police Sgt. Ryan Cox said the report of the elderly person who was found outdoors came in around 9 a.m. Friday. The 84-year-old's body was found near Faith Gardens Memory Care center on Tower Drive.  

Sun Prairie police confirmed that the woman was a resident at Faith Gardens. 

Cox said it was too early in the investigation to speculate about the cause of death or whether it was related to cold weather. No traumatic injuries were found on the body. 

"(The investigation is) still open and we still have some questions we’re waiting on answers for," Cox said. 

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