NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Authorities say a Newport News woman whose body was found during a storm died from drowning.
The Chief Office of the Medical Examiner says the death of 57-year-old Mary McLean has been ruled as accidental.
A pedestrian found McLean's body on Aug. 25 floating in a ditch. A storm that day caused flooding in Newport News and Hampton.
Authorities found the body of another woman, 28-year-old Brittany Hinz, in her Newport News apartment during an evacuation of the building.
Medical examiner's office spokesman Glenn McBride tells The Daily Press ( http://bit.ly/R34Tla) that the cause of Hinz's death hasn't yet been determined.
Information from: Daily Press, http://www.dailypress.com
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