Woman, 83, third person to die heat-related death

Ambulance 02Last week’s heat wave contributed to the death of a third person.

An 83-year-old woman from Bellwood died on Saturday.

Autopsy results revealed it was from heart diseases brought on by diabetes, with heat stress as a contributing factor.

Two other women also died earlier last week after suffering heat stress.

At least one other person in Cook County died this summer from heat related factors.

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