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Body Found Lawrence Park

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Authorities are investigating another case of a body found outside in the cold. The Erie County Coroner's office confirms that early Friday morning in Lawrence Park, a 20-year-old woman was found dead on the front porch of her home in the 4000 block of Morse Street. Her body was sitting on a bench.

Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook is investigating, along with Lawrence Park Police. Cook suspects hypothermia played a role but has not issued a formal ruling in the death.  He is waiting for the results of toxicology tests to help determine what caused the young woman's death. That is expected to take about a month.  No autopsy was ordered.

Dusckas Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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