COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) - Authorities in western Iowa are investigating the death of a Texas woman found near her dead dog and a burning car.
Sgt. David Dawson of the Council Bluffs Police Department says 43-year-old Paula Arnett was found early Monday near a burning pickup truck parked at a local Days Inn. Arnett had a gunshot wound to the head.
A handgun was found underneath Arnett. Dawson says police are investigating the death, but they do not suspect foul play.
Arnett's dog was also found nearby with a fatal gunshot wound to the head.