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Anchorage site of 2 outdoor exposure deaths
Two people have died of outdoor exposure in Anchorage in the span of 48 hours.
ANCHORAGE- Two people have died of outdoor exposure in Anchorage in the span of 48 hours.
57-year-old Phyllis Ayaprun of Kipnuk was found dead in a tent Saturday morning in a wooded area of the city's Mountain View section.
Another woman, 34-year-old Elaine Marie Cleveland, was found dead Thursday morning inside a van parked at a used car lot near downtown.
At least five other people have died outside in Anchorage this year.
They include a man who had lived at a local center that allows homeless alcoholics to drink in their rooms and another man from Illiamna whose body was discovered near Chester Creek after a late spring snowstorm.