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Packwood woman who fled into river dies

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CENTRALIA — A woman who jumped into the Black River near Rochester while fleeing a Thurston County sheriff’s deputy has died, apparently from hypothermia.

The Chronicle reports the 30-year-old Packwood woman and a man were in a car at a boat launch having sex Wednesday night when the deputy stopped them and asked for identification.

The sheriff’s office says the woman had a felony arrest warrant, which apparently prompted her to run into the river. She refused to come out…

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