Officials say Hooper woman died of exposure

Officials say Hooper woman died of exposure

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WEST HAVEN, Utah (AP) -- Weber County officials say autopsy results show a Hooper woman whose body was found this week in a field died of exposure.

Weber County Sheriff's Capt. Klint Anderson says the death of 51-year-old Katherine "Kay" Doutre is not considered suspicious.

Doutre's body was found Sunday in a field near West Haven about a month after she was reported missing by her husband. Anderson says Doutre's body showed signs of weathering and decomposition.

Anderson has said Doutre's husband told police she was distraught and had been known to disappear for a few hours but that she had been gone for 24 hours by the time he talked to police. She had not taken her wallet, keys, identification or any other possessions.


Information from: Standard-Examiner

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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