Elderly N. Babylon woman found dead in cold

An elderly North Babylon woman who may have died from the cold was found in her backyard Tuesday.

Lillian Trees, 91, was found outside her Rhoda Avenue home by her son, according to a neighbor. Neighbors describe Trees as an independent woman who kept to herself.

An autopsy is being performed. Police are investigating whether snow, ice or the low temperatures played a role in her death.

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