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Michigan Woman 100 Years Old Found Dead in Basement

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floodAccording to published reports a 100-year-old women was found dead Tuesday in her flooded basement, a day after heavy rain swamped much of the Detroit area and left motorists stranded on waterlogged streets.

Juile Sarno apparently drowned after either suffering a heart attack or falling as she was checking water in the basement of her home in Warren. The Warren are was hit with 5.2 inched of rain on Monday flooding streets and highways.

She was discovered by her 72 year old daughter.

Anna Stella called Sarno a wonderful neighbor who seemed much younger than her years.

“As a neighbor she was great, constantly saying ‘hi’ … and every Christmas I would have a Christmas card from her and for every holiday she would call me and say ‘hi,'” Stella said.

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