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UPDATE: Police Identify Woman Found in Downtown Vehicle

By Josh Staab, Digital Content Supervisor, jstaab@ktuu.com
Published On: Dec 26 2013 11:15:00 AM AKST
ANCHORAGE -

Anchorage police responded to a report of a female body found inside a vehicle near the the 1000 block of East 6th Avenue in downtown Anchorage Thursday morning.

By Thursday evening police had positively identified the woman as 34-year-old Elaine Marie Cleveland of Anchorage. Her next of kin were notified.

The body was transported to the medical examiners, where an autopsy revealed that cold weather contributed to her death. No foul play is suspected in her death, police wrote in a statement.

Investigators responded to the report around 7:16 a.m., according to APD spokeswoman Jennifer Castro. According to police, the cause of death is not being ruled suspicious at this time.