Elkhart victims of heat-related deaths identified
Posted: 07/09/2012 at 11:51 am
By: Truth Staff
Kathleen Hyre, 84, lived in the 900 block of West Lusher Avenue.
Michael Bowen, 45, lived in the 900 block of McPherson Street.
Both lived in older buildings without air conditioning. The deaths were caused by hyperthermia, according to Elkhart County Coroner John White.
Three other people in Indiana and 18 in Chicago were among more than 50 people who reportedly died from heat-related deaths in recent days from the heat wave the had engulfed much of the United States last week.