Lake Elmo Woman's Death Due to Hypothermia

Lake Elmo Woman's Death Due to Hypothermia Photo: KSTP/File

February 14, 2018 07:07 AM

Preliminary autopsy results show a missing Lake Elmo woman whose body was found in Cottage Grove died of hypothermia.

Twenty-five-year-old Alexandra Arnt was reported missing Saturday after she failed to arrive home. Law enforcement agencies used a helicopter, a drone, snowmobiles and search and rescue dogs to look for Arnt after her car was found along County Road 19.

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Searchers found her body later that evening in a wooded area more than a mile from where her vehicle was found. The temperature was hovering around zero. Arnt's cell phone was found in her car.

Authorities continue to investigate.

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The Associated Press

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