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Authorities Identify Smithfield Woman's Cause Of Death

Posted June 12, 2003 9:52 a.m. EDT

— Authorities now know the cause of death of an Alzheimer's patient who wandered away from her home last month.

Autopsy results show 80-year-old Helena Sanders died from exposure.

Two men cutting grass found her body in a field.

She disappeared from her home two weeks before.