Authorities say an 89-year-old woman from Otisco was found dead in the snow outside her house during this week's big storm.
Police say a private snowplow contractor was shoveling at the woman's home in Otisco when he found her by her front door. Investigators say the woman likely slipped and fell or suffered a medical emergency as she walked outside.
Authorities say it's not known how long she had been outside.Police haven't released the woman's name. The Onondaga County Medical Examiner's Office will perform an autopsy to determine the woman's cause of death.