88-year-old woman dies after being found in a garden at a Virginia assisted living facility

Fairfax County police are investigating the death of an 88-year-old woman who was found in a garden at an assisted living facility in Great Falls, Va.

Brightview Great Falls management says the woman - a resident - was found outdoors in a courtyard area around 5:30 p.m. on Monday.

They did not say how long the woman had been outside - saying the length of time was under investigation.

Staff at the home reportedly covered her in blankets and called 911.

She reportedly died shortly after emergency crews arrived.

Management described her as a beloved resident, who had lived there for over four years.