A woman was found dead Friday morning in the Ship Creek area according to Anchorage police, who consider the case an outdoor death.

Word came in at about 9 a.m. of the discovery, on East 1st Avenue near Cordova Street, said police spokeswoman Nora Morse.

“It was an exposure death,” Morse said. “It was pretty evident when we got there; there was nothing suspicious at the scene.”

The woman hasn’t been identified, pending notification of her next of kin.

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