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Cause of death determined in body found in canal

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KENNEWICK, Wash. -- A cause of death is now known for the body found in a canal in Kennewick back in December. 

The Benton County coroner says Denise Cole died from fresh water drowning. A toxicology report found drugs in her system, but the coroner wouldn't say which type.

People who knew Cole described her as a transient with a drug history.

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