Preliminary Autopsy Report Shows Death of Woman Found on 8th Street Was Accidental

Published 03/26 2014 11:07AM

Updated 03/26 2014 11:17AM

The cause of death has been determined for the body of a Wichita Falls woman discovered under a parked truck earlier this year.

On January 6th, Wichita Falls Police were called to the 1700 block of 8th Street after residents found the body of 61-year-old Catherine Prine under their truck parked under their carport.

At the time, police treated the case like a homicide pending more information.

According to the preliminary autopsy report, Prine died from acute ethanol intoxication and exposure to hypothermic conditions.

The cause of death has been ruled accidental.

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