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Malheur County team turns attention to cold case involving nurse

A cold case team created by Brian Wolfe, Malheur County sheriff, is ready to look into the death of a local nurse who was found floating in the Snake River in March 2001. (The Enterprise/File).

VALE – The death of a local nurse more than 18 years ago will get a fresh look this spring by a cold case team assembled by Malheur County Sheriff Brian Wolfe.

The team of 12 volunteers will review the case of May Hori, who worked at what was then Holy Rosary Medical Center, who was found clad in thin pajamas and floating in the Snake River north of Ontario in March 2001.

Law enforcement officials investigated her death off and on for five months before closing the case in August 2001.

The manner of Hori’s death was listed as drowning . . .