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Cold Exposure Death

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The cold weather has taken its toll on a Lawton woman.

Early reports say the woman died of exposure.  Police say she was homeless and was staying in a vacant house on the 1100 Block of SW 9th St.  It had no heat or electricity.

Other homeless people, who were also staying in the house, woke up and went to check on her.  They found her unresponsive.  Someone from the house called 911 from a convenience store.

Police say the woman was dead when they arrived.

This is the fourth death in the state linked to the recent winter weather.

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