Katelyn Berry, 22, was found dead last week in a ditch near her home from exposure to cold weather and hypothermia. According to the autopsy report, she died from hypothermia. Berry was reported missing on January 2nd after she didn’t show up for work. Her body was found in a ditch near her home. Berry was born and raised in Montana. She moved to Grand Forks, North Dakota two years ago to attend college. After graduation, she moved back to Montana and got a job as a receptionist.
Berry’s family is devastated by her death. “She was such a bright light,” said her mother, Debbie Berry. “She always had a smile on her face.” The family is still trying to piece together what happened the night Berry died. They believe she got lost while walking home from work. It was dark and there was snow on the ground. “We just want to know what happened, we need closure” said Debbie Berry. “We hope that someone will come forward with information.”
Read more HERE: https://www.grandforksherald.com/news/local/missing-montana-woman-with-grand-cities-ties-died-from-hypothermia
This is a tragic story, and our thoughts go out to her friends and family during this difficult time. It’s important to remember that hypothermia can happen quickly and unexpectedly. Dress properly for cold weather and be aware of the symptoms, which include shivering, confusion, and drowsiness. If you or someone you know begins to experience these symptoms, seek medical attention immediately. Hypothermia is a serious medical condition, but it can be prevented. Please take care during this cold weather season.