BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland’s health department reported two more heat-related deaths last week, bringing the state’s seasonal total to 14.
The two latest heat deaths happened between August 18 and August 24.READ MORE: Baltimore County Police Searching For 14-Year-Old Missing Since Friday
The victims are a man between the ages of 45 and 64 in Cecil County and a woman aged 65 or older in Baltimore. One of the victims was suspected or presumed to be homeless, the health department said.READ MORE: Baltimore Officials Ask Biden For More Federal Resources On The Ground To Combat Violent Crime
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