Autopsy Rules Out Foul Play In Death Of Spencer Woman

Wed 12-17-2014 []

(Spencer)-- An autopsy by the State Medical Examiner's Office has ruled out foul play in the death of a 23-year-old Spencer woman. Findings of the report say the woman's death was the result of self inflicted injuries.

Spencer police were called shortly after 8:00 p.m. Monday to an apartment at 13 West 3rd Street in Spencer after getting reports of a man who was yelling for help at that address. Upon arriving officers found an unresponsive woman, who was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

Spencer Police Chief Mark Warburton says the name of the woman will not be released in accordance with department policy and out of respect for the family.