Heat May Have Caused Man's Death

Aug 28, 2013

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday, to determine the cause of death of a man in Milwaukee.

The man was pronounced dead at a home, around 7:00 Wednesday morning.

The heat index on Tuesday was 101 degrees

His core body temperature was 104 degrees, indicating that his death may have been related to the heat. On Tuesday, the high temperature was 95 degrees, with a heat index of 101.

The City of Milwaukee Health Department says there were five heat-related deaths during a heat wave in mid-July.