Parolee Freezes to Death After Fleeing Crash Scene

A parolee who fled from a four-car pile-up that he caused ended up freezing to death nearby in an attempt to avoid authorities.

Mark Henderson, 34, drove through a red light in Milwaukee on Dec. 30, causing a four car crash, WISN-TV reports.

Instead of remaining at the scene, Henderson, who was on parole for pleading guilty to a 2012 hit-and-run, ran from the scene and hid from police in the bushes.

Henderson's body was discovered frozen solid by his girlfriend the following day between a shed and a wooden fence. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's office determined that he had frozen to death due to hypothermia.

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The average temperature in Milwaukee the week of Henderson's death was six degrees.