Preliminary Autopsy Results In Missing Woman Show No Foul Play

Dimmitt, Texas - Foul play is not suspected in the death of a woman believed to be missing from Dimmitt earlier this month.  The Colfax County Sheriff's Department in New Mexico says the body of an elderly woman was discovered near Raton Monday.

Investigators believe the woman is Jo Hamilton Woods of Dimmitt, but are awaiting dental record confirmation. Preliminary autopsy results show the woman died of cardiovascular disease and exposure to the elements.

It is unknown how long the woman had been there before she was discovered.