New York City reports fourth heat-related death

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Sunday, July 31, 2022
Heat-related death reported in NYC
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Sonia Rincon reports on the heat-related death and more, as the heat wave enters a seventh day.

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- A fourth person has died in New York City due to the extreme heat.

The Medical Examiner confirmed that the person, who died on Monday died due to heat-related conditions.

Last Frday, a person in their 70s died in their home in Queens, an official said.

The cause of death was listed as hyperthermia due to environmental exposure.

The medical examiner says the victim had contributing conditions.

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