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2 more heat deaths reported in Shelby County

August 15th, 2011 4:33 pm by Staff Report

NASHVILLE (AP) — Officials say two more people in Shelby County have died of heat-related causes, bringing the total to seven so far this year.

County health department spokeswoman Heather Reynolds said Monday that a man in his 60s was found inside his home last week. None of the air conditioners inside his home were working.

A 46-year-old man was discovered inside his apartment the following day. Reynolds says he had a working air conditioner, but it wasn't turned on.

None of the names of the deceased have been released.

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