Body of Rouses Point woman found on frozen Lake Champlain

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New York State Police are looking for answers in the case of a 56-year-old Rouses Point woman whose body was found on a frozen Lake Champlain early Tuesday.

Ruth Danielson-O’Hearn’s body was located on the ice along Stony Point Road in Champlain. Traffic was rerouted for much of the day as investigatorsd combed the scene.

Police say they don’t know how Danielson-O’Hearn died or how long her body had been on the ice. They say she frequently walked in the area where she was found. 

Police are describing it as an “unattended death.” The state Bureau of Criminal Investigations was on scene for part of the day, but police say they don’t supect foul play.

Police are asking anyone who had contact overnight Monday with Danielson-O’Hearn to call the barracks in Plattsburgh at 518-563-3761.

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