Cupertino woman, 75, dies after altercation in San Jose

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A Cupertino woman and co-founder of the Chinese Performing Arts of America died Friday after spending two weeks hospitalized following a mysterious confrontation, police said.

Ann Woo, 75, was near a bubble tea restaurant in the 6100 block of Bollinger Road around 3 p.m. Aug. 11, when “some type of physical altercation” occurred, according to San Jose Police Department. Officers responded to a fire aid call at nearly 3:15 p.m.

Homicide investigators are looking into the case. The cause of Woo’s death will remain unknown until an autopsy is completed, police said.

Anyone with information about Woo’s death should contact Det. Brian Meeker or Det. Sgt. Raul Martinez of the San Jose Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (408) 277-5283.