Heat Claims Two This Summer in Kansas City

1 decade 2 years 8 months ago Saturday, September 08 2007 Sep 8, 2007 Saturday, September 08, 2007 5:52:44 AM CDT September 08, 2007 in News
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KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kansas City officials say the medical examiner has found heat exposure to be a factor in two summer deaths. One of the deaths was that of a 19-month-old girl left in a car. Officials say the child died at a hospital in late July. They didn't release her name, but said a criminal investigation is ongoing. The other victim was 92-year-old Hazel Pratt. She was found in August in her residence without a fan or running air conditioning. Officials say Pratt had a history of cardiovascular disease. The deaths bring the total heat-related fatalities in Kansas City to four. The Jackson County medical examiner's office is investigating three other deaths.

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