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7 more die in St. Louis due to heat, bringing total to 10

8:00 PM, Jul 9, 2012   |    comments
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St. Louis (KSDK) - The Medical Examiner's Office has confirmed seven more people have died as a result of the heat in the City of St. Louis, bringing the total to 10.

Of the seven new deaths, the lowest body temperature recorded was 102 degrees, and the highest was 106.4 degrees. The temperature of the rooms in which they were found ranged from 80 degrees to 110 degrees.

The victims have been identified as 72-year-old Marvin C. Flanigan, 72-year-old Henry Lee Lomax, 62-year-old Linda Allen, 8-year-old Altamesa Dobson, 75-year-old Jeanne M. Marshall, 76-year-old Jeanette M. Basch, and 84-year-old Hedwig I. Hanus.

Click here for a list of cooling centers in the area.

Residents who do not have air conditioning or need energy assistance should contact Cool Down St. Louis at 314-241-7668 or the United Way by dialing 211.

Those who live in the city can also register on the Functional Needs Registry by calling Kelli McCurdy at 314-657-1676 or by clicking here.


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