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New Jersey woman discovered frozen to death in snow near her home

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(Reuters) – A New Jersey woman was found frozen to death in the snow near her home on Sunday morning, authorities said.

Olivia Benito, 66, had stopped by a neighbor’s house for drinks after they left a benefit event at an Elks Club in Lakewood, New Jersey, Al Della Fave, spokesman for the Ocean County prosecutor’s office, said in a news release.

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The neighbor told police that Benito had some alcoholic beverages during the course of the evening, Della Fave said. She left the neighbor’s townhouse at about midnight to walk to her home two doors away, he said.

The neighbor said she discovered Benito face down in snow when she went out to clear her car of snow at about 7 a.m. on Sunday, Della Fave said. She was pronounced dead at the scene by ambulance personnel, he said.

Police found no outward signs of trauma or foul play but the death remains under investigation, Della Fave said.

The temperature at 7 a.m. on Sunday in the Lakewood area was 10 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

(Reporting by Kevin Murphy in Kansas City; Editing by Fiona Ortiz and Eric Walsh)

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