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Autopsy: Death at Iowa State caused by alcohol, hypothermia

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Police in Ames say an autopsy shows the death last month of a 21-year-old woman outside an Iowa State University sorority house was caused by acute alcohol intoxication and hypothermia.

Emergency responders found the body of Olivia Chutich on the ground in the parking lot of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority the morning of Jan. 22. 

Chutich was the daughter of Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Margaret Chutich and Allina Health CEO Penny Wheeler. 

Investigators have said Chutich was last seen late the night before she was found and believe she had been lying in the parking lot for several hours before being discovered. 

No foul play is suspected.

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