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Elderly woman found dead by passerby in Tonawanda

Posted: 8:34 AM, Jan 13, 2017
Updated: 2017-01-13 12:40:34-05
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Elderly woman found dead in Tonawanda

Town of Tonawanda police are investigating the death of an elderly woman, found dead by a passerby, early Friday morning.

Police say the woman was found "cold to the touch" when police arrived at the Colvin Avenue scene, about 6:40 a.m.

A driver told police they saw someone laying on the ground near 2410 Colvin Avenue, when they called for help.  Police arrived a short time later to find the woman in the grass.

Police are still actively investigating this unidentified woman's death.

The circumstances surrounding the woman's death are unclear.