Police: Cortez woman's body found in park, likely died of exposure
Last Updated: 56 days ago
CORTEZ, Colo. - Police say a 57-year-old woman whose body was found in a Cortez park likely died of exposure to the cold.
Police Chief Roy Lane say Korena "Karen" Allen was discovered lying near a dock in Cortez City Park last Saturday. The chief tells The Cortez Journal (http://bit.ly/1cFxyvE ) she was dead when park patrons found her and she was not dressed for the cold weather. Temperatures around the time of her death had dropped to about 26 degrees.
Lane says Allen was known by police and was a regular visitor of the park, but she was not homeless.
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