Woman found dead in Palo Duro Canyon

Woman found dead in Palo Duro Canyon
Source: KFDA

Palo Duro Canyon (KFDA) - A 50-year-old Kansas woman was found dead in Palo Duro Canyon Friday afternoon.

The Randall County Sheriff's Office said she had become separated from her family who were all hiking in the area.

She was later found dead off the Lighthouse Trail.

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Authorities said the temperature was in the low 100s on Friday and she died of possible heat exhaustion.

Justice of the Peace Judge Tracey Byrd order an autopsy which will take place Tuesday in Lubbock.

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