Coroner: Man found dead in Wisconsin Rapids suffered hypothermia

  • Associated Press
  • February 7, 2014 - 12:39 PM

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. — Authorities say a man found dead in his vehicle in Wisconsin Rapids suffered from hypothermia.

Police say 55-year-old Jeffrey Nash may have been in his vehicle in his garage for four days to a week before he was found by a relative. Authorities say Nash experienced some sort of medical issue and couldn't get back into his house.

Wood County Coroner Garry Kronstedt tells the Daily Tribune Media ( ) that Nash apparently passed out in his vehicle, then suffered hypothermia. He was found Wednesday night.

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