Southfield, Mich. (AP) Authorities say the 92-year-old sister of legendary boxer Joe Louis was found frozen to death outside her suburban Detroit apartment at an assisted-living center.
Vunies High suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. She was Discovered Monday dressed only in pajamas and wearing one shoe. An Autopsy shows she died from hypothermia.
Louis remains a local hero in Detroit after he transcended the racial divisions of the 1930s and 1940s.