CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – According to Charleston Police, a woman was found deceased outside of Sojourners Women’s Shelter Sunday morning.
The shelter is located along the 1400 block of Washington Street East and the body was discovered around 9 a.m. Sunday.
Several people who claimed to attempt to render aid to the woman, who has not been identified by authorities at this point in the investigation, said the woman was “frozen to the ground”.
Authorities did not release a cause of death, and said that would not be available this early on.
The woman’s body has been sent to the Medical Examiner’s office for an autopsy, police said.
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