Heat related city deaths rises

June 12, 2008 2:41:39 PM PDT
According to Philadelphia officials, the heat wave resulted in 7 more heat related deaths, bringing a total of city deaths to 15.All victims were found yesterday.

The 7 heat death victims are:

A 53-year-old male who died of heat stroke.

A 97-year-old woman who died of advanced age and heat exposure.

An 81-year-old woman who died of excessive heat and heart disease.

A 67-year-old woman who died of heart disease and excessive heat.

An 82-year-old male who died of heart disease, heat exposure, diabetes, and heat stress.

An estimated 80-year-old woman who died of heart disease and heat stress.

A 42-year-old man who died from emphysema and heat stress.

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