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Deaths Blamed on Heat Wave

(7/6/12) Wisconsin's record temperatures in the more than a week long heat wave has contributed deaths across the state. 

La Crosse County authorities say they're looking into two heat-related deaths over the last couple of days. Deputy Medical Examiner Tim Candahl said a 68-year-old woman died in her La Crosse home Thursday evening, with the temperature in her house at 103 degrees. Candahl said the woman's body temperature was 110 when she was found dead. In Onalaska, a 91 year-old man died after taking a walk Thursday.  Names of the individuals will be release when reports are complete.  Heat-related deaths have also been noted in Lone Rock and Janesville.

Source: Wheeler News

 

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