First Heat Death Confirmed

First Heat Death Confirmed
By: Heartland News

CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, Mo. - The Heartland has its first confirmed heat death.
According to Cape county Coroner John Clifton, an 81-year-old woman was at Trail of Tears State Park when she was overcome by the heat and became unresponsive.
She had been on a family outing at Lake Boutin when it happened.
The name of the woman is being withheld at the request of her family.