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Two more people die from heat in Shelby County

(WMC-TV) - Shelby County has released information about two new heat-related deaths.

According to Shelby County spokesperson Heather Reynolds, man in his late 60's was found inside his home in the 38128 zip code on August 8th. He was last seen alive on August 5th. There was not a functional air conditioner inside the residence.  

Then, on Saturday, a 46-year-old man was found in his apartment in the 38111 zip code. He was last seen on Tuesday. There was a working air conditioner inside the residence but it was not turned on.

According to Reynolds, a total of seven people have died from heat-related causes this year.

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