2 More Heat-Related Deaths in Philly

City health officials have confirmed two more heat related deaths in Philadelphia.

By David Chang
|  Saturday, Jul 7, 2012  |  Updated 7:51 PM EDT
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2 More Heat-Related Deaths in Philly

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Both men died from a combination of heart disease and exposure to the heat, according to Health Department spokesman Jeff Moran.

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City health officials have confirmed two more heat related deaths in Philadelphia.

Health Department spokesman Jeff Moran tells NBC10 the victims were found yesterday. Moran says the first victim is a 53-year-old man from Philadelphia while the second victim is a 62-year-old man from Philadelphia.

Both men died from a combination of heart disease and exposure to the heat, according to Moran.
Moran also says there have been three heat-related deaths in Philadelphia since July 1 and six since the beginning of summer.
 

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