Thursday, January 31, 2013

Maryland state medical examiners have confirmed 14 cold-weather-related deaths so far this winter

More dangerous temperatures forecast as new cold-weather deaths reported in Maryland -
At least two cold-weather-related deaths were confirmed in the Baltimore area during last week's snap of frigid weather, and more dangerous cold is in the forecast.

Hypothermia was a factor in the deaths of an elderly Baltimore County woman and an elderly Baltimore man during the week that ended Monday, according to a weekly report from state health officials. The total number of cold-weather-related deaths that state medical examiners have confirmed so far this winter has reached 14.

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