Milwaukee heat-related deaths

Regional
3:37 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Heat May Have Caused Man's Death

The heat index on Tuesday was 101 degrees

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

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Health & Science
5:23 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Heat May Have Claimed Three Lives in Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Health Department suspects three residents may have died from heat-related causes. The city and state were submerged in hot, humid conditions much of the week.

Investigations are underway in all three deaths to confirm the causes.

The health department continues urging people to check on those who may be trapped in a hot home, and to be aware of symptoms of heat-related illness: dizziness, fainting, headache or nausea.