Publish date:

Rochester woman found dead in the snow after leaving assisted-living facility

The woman left the senior living center around 2:30 a.m. Monday.
Author:

A 92-year-old woman was found dead outside a home in Rochester after leaving a senior living facility in the middle of the night Monday. 

According to Rochester Police Department, the woman, identified as Marion Keith, was found lying in the snow outside a home on the 300 block of Highland Court SW around 7:45 a.m. Monday. 

Keith was transported to a hospital where she was pronounced dead, with police saying she likely died of hypothermia. The 92-year-old was wearing a jacket but temps Monday morning dipped 10-15 degrees below freezing in southern Minnesota. 

Rochester Police Department received a call at about the same time Keith had been taken to the hospital, with the call coming from Shorewood Commons Assisted Living, reporting that a resident had been missing since about 2:30 a.m. 

The senior facility informed police that Keith was taken back to her room from the lobby around 2 a.m. Monday.

She was spotted on surveillance video around 2:30 a.m. leaving the building, police said. She was found a few blocks from the facility. 

Follow Bring Me The News on News Break

Next Up

classroom mask

Parents object to Minneapolis Schools' 14-day COVID exposure quarantines

Other Twin Cities school districts do not have quarantine protocols quite as strict as in Minneapolis.

Pixabay - police lights, tape

Good Samaritan has car stolen while tending to man stabbed in neck

The thief then ran into the good Samaritan while driving off.

Screen Shot 2021-10-13 at 3.17.46 PM

Minnesota family learns their baby has extremely rare, fatal disease

The baby's mother is hoping to provide her son with the best life possible.

unsplash - water close-up

Sheriff: Human jaw bone found near Staples is 'ancient,' not recent

It was one of four bones found by a group of people over the summer.

Fargo sex offender grinder - north dakota site

Police: Armed sex offender wanders into 2 Fargo homes

Nobody was injured and the man was eventually located via a GPS ankle monitor.

Xcel Energy Center

Wild season opener Friday night isn't on regular TV

Friday's game is one of five games that will be streamed this season.

polar bear como zoo

Young polar bear joining the celebration at Como Zoo

The bear is part of a new Burr on Fur program that will help wild polar bears.

Gaffigan-foxworthy-side-by-side

Jim Gaffigan, Jeff Foxworthy recording MN shows for Netflix

The streaming giant will film their upcoming performances for future stand-up specials.

Giant Beaver fossil

Minnesotans vote for giant beaver to become official state fossil

The Science Museum held a vote, which the extinct, 200-pound beaver won.

covid, vaccine, booster shots

Health care workers suing over vaxx mandates ordered to ID themselves

A federal judge issued the order Tuesday, and gave them until the end of the week.

covid, vaccine

Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, October 13

990 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in Minnesota.

Related

Patricia Poole

Missing woman found dead in southeast Minnesota

The woman had been missing for a week.

Helen Marie Goods

Duluth woman who didn't return home found dead

She was reported missing around 12:30 a.m. Friday.

ambulance

1 dead, 1 critically injured after rear-end crash in Rochester

The crash happened just after 9 p.m. Saturday.

police lights

Death investigation for Rogers woman found unconscious in driveway

The woman was found in her driveway around 5:45 a.m.

Andrea "Andi" Nyberg

Minnesota woman who went missing Friday found dead Monday

The 80-year-old woman had been reported missing Friday.

Screen Shot 2020-10-26 at 7.42.54 AM

Missing: Man last seen getting gas at Kwik Trip in Rochester

He was last seen around 2 a.m. Friday, October 23.