Woman who died at Patoka Reservoir had heart problem
Authorities say a woman who died on southern Indiana's Patoka Reservoir over the weekend succumbed to a heart problem.
Conservation Officer Jeffrey Milner said Tuesday that 55-year-old Patti Hoskins-Owens died of an "acute heart event."
Milner told The Republic an autopsy was performed at St. Vincent Salem Hospital on Monday.
Officers had said Hoskins-Owens had been in the water on a raft Sunday afternoon when she cried for help getting back to a boat. Once on the boat, she became unresponsive.
The incident occurred in the Sycamore Creek area of the reservoir about 45 miles west of Louisville, Kentucky.
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