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Police appeal for public help as they probe Faribault woman's death

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Police in Faribault are asking for the public's help as they investigate the sudden death of a 33-year-old woman.

Jamie Taylor was discovered unresponsive at a property in the 300 block of 14th Street NW at 7.20 a.m. Friday, and was pronounced dead at the scene despite attempts by first responders to revive her, KSTP reports.

She was found by the male owner of the property, who alerted the emergency services and has been cooperative with police.

On its Facebook page, Faribault Police said there were no signs of criminal activity, but added that the death of any 32-year-old is "unusual."

“This is sincerely heart wrenching as officers delivered death notifications to several children under the age of 15 and our collective thoughts and prayers go out to this family on such a tragic day," Police chief Andy Bohlen said.

Taylor was the mother of four children, and worked as a paraprofessional in the Faribault Public Schools, according to her obituary. She is also survived by her parents, a brother, sister and other relatives and friends. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday.

The appeal on Facebook prompted shock among those who knew Taylor, with many paying tribute on the Faribault Police page.

Police are working with the medical examiner's office to establish a cause of death, but have appealed for information from members of the public who may have been aware of Taylor's activities in the 24 hours prior to her death.

Anyone who can help should call Detective Sgt. Brandon Gliem on 507-334-0947.

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