The body of a woman who died at the age of 87 has been found in a wooded area in Georgia.
The Atlanta-based Georgia Health & Science University says in a statement that a woman named Donna Ann Withers died on April 8, 2017.
She was a specialist in cardiovascular disease and cancer, according to the statement.
She had worked as a cardiac consultant for the past 25 years.
She died while she was doing research for a book that she was writing.
The cause of death is not yet known, the statement said.
Withers was born in Philadelphia in 1926 and lived in the Atlanta area for most of her life.
She received a doctorate in nursing from the University of Georgia in 1973.
“Her memory will live forever, as will her memory of her loved ones and her love for this great state of Georgia,” the university said in a release.
Her death was not immediately confirmed.
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