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The Latest: Woman, 96, dies after being overcome by weather

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Authorities say a 96-year-old woman has died after apparently wandering away from her suburban Detroit home and being overcome by the cold.
  
The Roseville Police Department says the woman's body was found Tuesday on the playground of Dort Elementary School, near her home. She was dressed in a nightgown, robe and slippers.
  
Police say she lived alone and had recently been diagnosed with dementia.
  
Police say the death has been ruled accidental by the Macomb County Medical Examiner's Office due to exposure.
  
The death is among more than a dozen as brutal winter weather grips parts of the U.S.