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Missing Melrose Woman Found Dead Outside Rural Farm Home

Updated: 01/11/2014 7:11 AM
Created: 01/10/2014 9:17 PM KSTP.com
By: Cassie Hart

Police say a missing Melrose woman was found dead in the snow outside of a rural farm house Friday.

83-year-old Clara Pundsack was last seen Thursday afternoon, according to police.

She was found by a homeowner around 5:30 p.m. Friday outside the farm house on the 3600 block of Hollenkamp Road in Melrose Township.

According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, family members said Pundsack had a history of dementia.

No foul play is suspected in her death, however the sheriff’s office is investigating.

An autopsy is pending.
 

Photo: Melrose Police Department

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