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UPDATE: Police consider 56-year-old woman's drowning death by suicideSubmitted: 04/20/2015
UPDATE: Police consider 56-year-old woman's drowning death by suicide
Story By Newswatch 12 News Team

PLOVER - The Plover Police Department has ruled the cause of death for a 56-year-old Plover woman found in a lake Friday as suicide by drowning.



Police found the body of Betty J. Frost in Lake Pacawa Friday night in in Plover.

The Plover Police Department says suicide by drowning is not common, but the cold water temperatures at this time of year can cause the onset of hypothermia within a matter of minutes.

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4/17/15; 10:41 p.m.

Police pulled the body of a 56-year-old Plover woman out of a lake in Pacawa Friday night, according to the Plover Police Department.

Emergency crews were dispatched to Lake Pacawa at 5:23 p.m. The Plover Police Department says the body of Betty J. Frost appeared to have been in the water for a considerable amount of time.

Family members were contacted and have been notified.

Investigators do not believe foul play is involved. Investigators are waiting for information from the Portage County Coroner's office to determine a cause of death.

Police says there is no reason for the public to be concerned for their safety, but they remind everyone to follow safe practices when around any body of water.



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