Woman found dead after refusing treatment for assault
COLORADO SPRINGS – A woman was found dead at her apartment about five hours after she had refused medical treatment for an assault and had been medically cleared to stay home, police said.A friend discovered the 47-year-old woman’s body at about 2:45 a.m. Sunday, police said. An autopsy was planned. Her name was not immediately released.Officers had gone to the woman’s apartment Saturday night after the woman’s boyfriend reported she had been assaulted, Sgt. Sal Fiorillo said. The woman said the assault did not take place at her apartment but would not give any other details, police said.Police said she had been hit in the face.”We haven’t ruled anybody out as a suspect,” Fiorillo said.Police said medical personnel who responded to the scene cleared her to stay home.
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