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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Police in Flagstaff are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found on a city sidewalk.

They said 56-year-old Sylvia Christensen had been with friends in downtown Flagstaff and began walking home sometime after 2 a.m. Wednesday.

Passers-by reported finding her lying unresponsive on a sidewalk later that morning.

Police said Christensen's body was located a short distance from her home.

The cause and manner of death still are under investigation, but police said alcohol and exposure appeared to be contributing factors.

Associated Press,

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