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Article updated: 7/20/2013 12:57 PM

4th suspected heat-related death in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee authorities are reporting a fourth suspected heat-related death.

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office says the victim is a 64-year-old woman who died early Saturday.

The office says she developed breathing problems in her Milwaukee home, where the air temperature was 93 degrees. Her body temperature was measured at 110 degrees.

She had an air conditioner, but was unable to install it on her own. All the windows in her home were closed, and the family never opened them because they feared shots being fired in the neighborhood.

Her name has not been released. Autopsy results are pending.

The medical examiner reported three other suspected heat-related deaths Friday -- two men found dead in separate houses Friday and a third man found in an alley Wednesday who died Thursday.

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