Tuesday, 7 March 2017

97-year-old twin sisters froze to death after having dinner together

97-year-old twin sisters froze to death after having dinner togetherThis undated photo provided by the Haley family shows Martha Williams, of East Providence, R.I., when she was about 25 years old. Martha and her twin 97-year-old sister Jean Haley froze to death Saturday, March 4, 2017, after they fell outside Jean's home in Barrington, R.I., and were stranded there during one of the coldest nights of the winter. A neighbor found the twin sisters the next morning. (Haley family via AP)

Twin sisters aged 97 were both found dead of hypothermia after they slipped and fell on a driveway and were stranded there overnight.
Jean Young Haley and Martha Young Williams had been out to dinner with another sister and had returned back to Jean’s house on Friday.

But they both became stranded in the freezing conditions after falling outside the property in the US state of Rhode Island.
Police have said it appears Martha fell in the driveway, and Jean then fell as she tried get into the house to call for help.
Both were stranded outside overnight, as temperatures dropped to minus 11C.

A neighbour in Barrington found the sisters on Saturday morning.
Their family said the two lived with charm, grace, kindness and style.
In a statement, they thanked people who had extended condolences and recalled the pair as an inspiration with a great passion for life.

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