Joe Louis' Sister, 92, Dies in Cold Outside Assisted-Living Center Near Detroit

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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.