[UPDATE] Woman, 63, Found Dead at Home with Collapsed Floor

Woman's mother, 91, found alive but described as incoherent.

UPDATE (3:30 P.M. Wednesday): A 63-year-old woman found dead in her home on Tuesday morning died as a result of a chest injury sustained when she collapsed onto in her bathroom and got her leg caught in a partially-collapsed floor, according to the Rockland County Medical Examiner's Office.

An autopsy report found that it appears the woman tried to get herself up, but could not and became exposed to cold temperatures because the home was unheated. The report also concluded pre-existing heart disease and obesity
contributed to her death.

The death has been ruled an accident and tests for drugs and alcohol are continuing and are expected to take several weeks.

Police said the home has been declared uninhabitable by the Town of Stony Point.


A 63-year-old who had not shown up at work for three days was found dead in her debris-filled home this morning with her 91-year-old mother found alive but incoherent, according to Stony Point Police.

Diane Wilson was found dead in the bathroom of her 60 Crickettown Road home in Stony Point by Stony Point police officers who were sent to the home to check on Wilson at the request of her employer. Lt. Keith Williams said police had to force their way into the home, leading to the discovery of Wilson in an upstairs bathroom

The bathroom floor had collapsed.

Rosemary Wilson, 91, was found in an adjacent bedroom, where she was conscious but described as incoherent. She was taken to Nyack Hospital for medical evaluation.

The body of Diane Wilson was removed by the Rockland County Medical Examiner's Office, which is conducting an investigation to determine the cause of her death. Williams said the death does not appear to be suspicious.

Police were assisted in the operation by members of the Stony Point Fire Department, the Stony Point Volunteer Ambulance Corps, the Stony Point Building Department, members of Rockland Paramedics and the Rockland County Sheriff's Department Bureau of Criminal Identification.


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