Elderly Elwood woman found dead inside hole

An elderly Elwood woman was found dead inside a hole in her front lawn Monday. Investigators say the 76-year-old woman fell through her cesspool collapse, dropping about 6 to 8 feet. They are unsure

News 12 Staff

Jul 18, 2006, 3:17 AM

Updated 6,578 days ago

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An elderly Elwood woman was found dead inside a hole in her front lawn Monday.
Investigators say the 76-year-old woman fell through her cesspool collapse, dropping about 6 to 8 feet. They are unsure how long she was trapped in the hole. A concerned relative called police upon finding the home?s doors unlocked with the victim?s purse and keys inside. Authorities say they found the hole a short time later.
Neighbors describe the woman as friendly and quiet. They say she enjoyed gardening and was nice to children.


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