Update: Homeless Woman Died of Natural Causes, Alcoholism Contributed

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

The Mesa County Coroner's Office says a woman found dead behind the Wal–Mart on Rimrock Drive died of alcoholism.

The Grand Junction Police department found the body of 44–year–old Cheryl Collins around 6:45 this morning.

Collins was found in a field behind Wal–Mart near a known transient camp.

The manner of death has been ruled natural, the cause of death chronic alcoholism.


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