State Police have indentified an elderly DeWitt woman who was found dead outside her home on Wednesday morning.

The family of 72 year old Louise Waite reported her missing and she was found about a half hour after the call was made kying in a culvert about 50 yards from her Badgely Road home.

Since Waite was found dead outside, troopers are trying to determine the circumstances surrounding her death, but won't say whether they consider the death suspicious.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. She was last seen at about 7pm Tuesday night.