Heat wave blamed for woman’s death

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Last week’s heat wave is being blamed for the death of a woman on Chicago’s South Side.

Chicagoland heat advisory continues until 7 PMHazel Perisee, 62, was found dead Friday afternoon in her home in the 1800 block of West 79th Street.
The Cook County Medical Examiner says Perisee died of heart disease, but the heat was a contributing factor.
At least one other death in Chicago has been blamed on last week’s extreme temperatures.


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