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Woman found in Shreveport pond with severe burns has died

2 years 6 months 1 day ago Wednesday, July 29 2020 Jul 29, 2020 July 29, 2020 7:29 AM July 29, 2020 in News
Source: Associated Press

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A woman found in a Louisiana pond suffering from severe burns has died from her injuries, according to authorities.

The Shreveport Police Department said Tuesday that the woman, identified as Tracy Seward, 52, died two days after she was discovered badly burned in the city’s duck pond, The Shreveport Times reported.

Police were called to the area Thursday after passersby noticed the woman in the water and pulled her onto the bank, authorities said. Seward was taken to a hospital with injuries that were considered life-threatening.

The Caddo Coroner’s Office determined she suffered third-degree burns over a large part of her body, according to the agency.

The incident remained under investigation, but foul play was not immediately suspected, police said Tuesday.

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