Coroner releases cause of death for Lafayette woman

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LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Jan. 3, 2015) — Lafayette Police were called to the 1500 block of North 16th Street on Wednesday, January 1 for an unresponsive female.

The woman’s body was found under a van in a church parking lot.

Emergency crews determined the woman was deceased when they arrived.

Police have identified the woman as 45-year-old Amparo “Amy” Hernandez of Lafayette.

The Tippecanoe County Coroner’s office has determined the cause of death as accidental and believes there was no foul play linked to her death.