Police: Conn. Woman Froze To Death On Driveway

NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman’s frozen body has been found in the driveway of a North Haven home.

Police said the woman, who was identified as Denise O’Hara, was found Sunday morning. A neighbor contacted police.

Police say it appeared that the 50-year-old O’Hara had fallen Saturday night, was apparently unable to make it to safety and froze to death. Temperatures Saturday night were close to zero.

The official cause of death has not been determined.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

  • Chaz

    I knew Denise. She was a very nice beautiful woman who had many friends who loved her. May she rest in peace.

  • Minageboy

    so Sad some people on here need to Grow UP! MAY HER r.i.p

  • notyou

    that’s an inappropriate and unsuitable picture to go with this sad article. There was no crime.

    • Michaela Warnsley

      that’s the first thing i thought; what a generic photo to accompany this piece, and an inaccurate one, at that.

  • Nemesis xyz

    It’s that damn Vodka, any liquor in the winter will lower your body temperature. Beware!

  • Captain Obvious

    that is a slow and painful death. must have been frightening beyond belief – sheer terror. so very very sad :(

  • nana

    very sad, so close to home and such an awful thing to happen, sad that no one saw her fall.

  • Bushelfoote

    Was there any alcohol content in her body?Did she have a masive coronary?What the hell?

  • Jamie Kellerhan

    Something like this can happen to anyone living alone.
    Very sad .

  • CEJ

    You disgust me!!!

  • sr 61425

    no, jureen, the language in your comment has to be the saddest, unless of course you claim to have invented a substitute for ye olde english . . .

  • jen

    such a sad and painful way to die. I could just imagine the feeling of helplessness lonelyness knowing she was going to die in that very spot. may she r.i.p.

  • jureen

    this has got to be the most saddest thing I ever heard

    • rafia

      wow very sad………ohhh poor old woman.may u rest in peace.

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