Woman dies in extreme cold walking home from next-door neighbor’s house 


A woman in Canada died of exposure while walking home from her next-door neighbor’s house in frigid weather, police said.

Officers found the woman dead outside her home in Dawson Creek, British Columbia at around 11 a.m. Sunday, the CBC reported.

An investigation found that she had gone to visit her friend the night prior and the two shared drinks.

“She departed the residence at around 1 a.m … and unfortunately did not make it home,” said RCMP Staff Sgt. Damon Werrell.

Temperatures had dropped to -41.8 degrees in the area early on Sunday.

The region is under an extreme cold weather warning and residents were urged to take precautions while travelling.

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