Coroner: 14-Year-Old Montana Girl Died From Hypothermia
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old girl whose body was found in south-central Montana in December died from hypothermia.
The Billings Gazette reports Big Horn County Coroner Terry Bullis announced Henny Scott's cause of death on Monday.
Her body was found on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation west of Lame Deer on Dec. 28, two weeks after she was reported missing.
Her friends and family expressed frustration that law enforcement didn't react faster.
FBI spokeswoman Sandra Yi Barker declined to comment, saying the agency is still is still investigating.
The girl's mother, Paula Castro, said she had not heard from the coroner or the FBI and expressed frustration about the lack of information.
Information from: The Billings Gazette, http://www.billingsgazette.com