Woman dies of ‘weather exposure’ outside of Kenosha assisted care center

MADISON, Wis. — An 89-year-old woman was found dead outside of a Kenosha assisted living center last week; local police said they believe she died of weather exposure.

Kenosha police said in a statement shared Tuesday they were called to Parkside Manor around 7:45 a.m. the morning of Dec. 19 for a death investigation. When they arrived, they found the woman’s body outside of the care facility.

The woman was a Parkside Manor resident, according to police.

Police have not yet released the woman’s name.

Authorities added they’re investigating the woman’s death “with the potential for criminal charges,” which would be referred to the Kenosha County District Attorney’s Office.

Kenosha police’s investigation was still ongoing as of Tuesday.