KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - There's been another suspected heat death in the Kansas City area.
The Kansas City Health Department says it's been notified that the Jackson County Medical Examiner is investigating the recent death of an elderly woman as possibly heat-related. The department says the woman was born in 1935, but didn't provide any other details.
So far there have been eight suspected heat deaths this year in the Kansas City metro area, and one confirmed heat fatality.
Temperatures in the Kansas City area have been hovering near the 100-degree mark for several days.