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Thursday, July 13, 2017 by APRIL PETERSON apeterson@tnonline.com in Police Log

Lower Macungie woman’s death due to a head injury

A Lower Macungie Township woman died from a head injury, according to authorities.

In a media release from the Lehigh County Coroner’s Office and Forensics Center dated July 6, Scott R. Grim, coroner, stated an autopsy revealed the cause of death of Desiree J. Wien, 58, of the 2700 block of Rolling Green Place, Lower Macungie Township, was to be attributed to complications from a head injury. The manner of death was said to be pending additional forensic testing and completion of the investigation.

“At this point, although suspicious cannot be completely ruled out, we believe the manner of death is ultimately more likely to be ruled ‘undetermined’ or ‘accident,’” Grim wrote.

Deputy Coroner Jason Nicholas pronounced Wien dead in her residence 8:32 a.m. July 5.

Pennsylvania State Police and the office of the Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin also are involved in the investigation.