MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Health officials have reported three more
heat-related deaths in the Memphis area, bringing the year's total
A statement from Dr. Karen E. Chancellor, Shelby County's
medical examiner, said Thursday that a 64-year-old woman was found
in her backyard by her husband. Chancellor says excessive heat
contributed to her death.
Two other deaths were attributed to heat stroke - an 81-year-old
woman who died in her home and 70-year-old man who was found in the
middle of a major thoroughfare.