Elderly Wicomico County Woman Becomes 5th Heat-Related Death This Year in Maryland

Jul 19, 2013 -- 1:25pm

Another heat-related death has been reported in Maryland. This one was on the Eastern Shore.

According to this week’s report from the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, a Wicomico County woman who was at least 65 died as a result of the heat. This was the fifth heat-related death in Maryland this year, and the second in Wicomico County. The other three heat-related deaths were in Baltimore County.

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