COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) - Preliminary autopsy results show the woman found in her SUV in a wooded area more than a week after she went missing had injuries consistent with a vehicle crash, 24-Hour News 8 news partner The Republic of Columbus reports .
An official cause of death for Vonda Fivecoat, however, has not been determined because results from toxicology reports are pending, Bartholomew County Coroner Allen Smith told the newspaper. Those test results are expected in four to six weeks.
The time of death could not be determined either, Smith said, though investigators were assuming the 57-year-old died the day she went missing, Dec. 20. Her car was found on Dec. 28, and she was found inside.
Before she disappeared, she had called 911 seeking medical help. A Silver Alert was issued Dec. 26. Foul play has not been ruled out, the newspaper reported.
Indianapolis will now be under a winter storm warming starting Friday night and ending Saturday at 6 p.m.
Cummins Inc. is planning a company-first wellness center for its employees and their families to be located on the Jackson Street block that now contains the Volunteers in Medicine clinic.
Mall operator Simon Property Group Inc. plans to spin off to its shareholders a business that operates strip malls and smaller enclosed malls so it can focus on bigger malls and premium outlets.