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Woman Drowns in Pile of Sunflower Seeds in Russia

The body of a woman was found in the storage unit of a grain depot in the Saratov region, local investigators said Wednesday.

The 53-year-old depot employee was found Tuesday amid a mountain of seeds at the facility in the Khvalynsky district, the local investigative committee said in a statement.

The body of the woman showed no signs of injury and the cause of death was "aspiration of a foreign substance," the statement said. The agency is investigating the circumstances of the accident.

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