Heat-related death reported in Philadelphia

July 18, 2013 8:31:53 PM PDT
Philadelphia is reporting its first heat-related death of the current heat wave.

A 57-year-old man was found dead in his West Oak Lane home Thursday.

The Health Department said there was an air conditioner in the home, but it was not running.

A box fan was being used.

The man also suffered from chronic lung disease.

His name has not been released pending notification of relatives.


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