Woman dies from exposure on Dutch park bench

15th January 2010, Comments 0 comments

Dutch police a passerby on Wednesday found the body of a 48-year-old woman who died of exposure on a park bench in a town north of Amsterdam after a severe cold snap.

The Hague--"It seems that the woman became ill and lost consciousness" in Purmerend, a police statement said.

"Investigations revealed that she died from hypothermia."

Police also reported that the body of a 73-year-old woman who died of exposure was found in a park in Groningen in the north of the country on Monday.

She had been reported missing from a hospice on Sunday.

AFP/ Expatica

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