abc
QUICK LINKS:

UMD Student Found Outside Saturday in Critical Condition

Updated: 12/09/2013 11:12 PM
Created: 12/09/2013 4:46 PM WDIO.com

A 19-year-old UMD student remains in critical condition, after Duluth police say she was found outside Saturday morning.

An initial investigation by police shows Alyssa Jo Lommel was dropped off outside her Woodland Ave. residence around midnight.

She was found outside on a porch just after 9:30 a.m. the next morning suffering from severe hypothermia.

Duluth Police Public Information Officer Jim Hansen says it is believed that Lommel spent the night outside.

The overnight temperature was -17 degrees.

Lommel was transported to St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth and then flown to Regents Hospital in St. Paul.

Lommel's parents, Jay and Teri Lommel of St. Cloud, told the St. Cloud Times their daughter suffered significant damage to her hands and feet and could lose one or more of them.

Police are still investigating the incident.

___

(Copyright 2013 WDIO-TV, LLC. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report)

Caringbridge.org

Front Page

  • New Outpatient Surgery Center to Open in Virginia

    Patients in Virginia will now have a new option when it comes to surgery. The Northwoods Surgery Center is offering multiple specialties at their day-surgery facility.

  • Duluth Firefighters Launch Coat Fundraiser

    Firefighters Local 101 will hold several events over the next few months to raise money to buy new jackets for kids in need.  Kids Closet of Duluth will help distribute the coats in November.

  • Early Morning Fire Sparks in Superior Building

    Our crew arrived on the scene of a fire inside Swanstrom Tools in Superior Wednesday morning. An Eyewitness News photographer caught the footage just before 4 a.m. Damage is estimated at $100,000.

  • Gogebic Taconite Delays Formal Request for Mine

    Gogebic Taconite says its application to develop an iron ore mine in northwestern Wisconsin will be pushed back until at least the fall of next year.

  • his March 23, 2008 photo provided by the Hennepin County, Minn. Sheriff's Office shows Douglas McAuthur McCain. Former Minnesota Man Killed in Syria Fighting for ISIS

    A Minnesota high school graduate was killed in Syria over the weekend, according to family members. Douglas McAuthur McCain, a 33-year-old rapper, was among several ISIS militants the Free Syrian Army claimed on Twitter had been killed over the weekend in fighting for the ancient Syrian city of Aleppo. 

 
Advertisement