Heat to blame for Winston County death


WINSTON COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI)- In Winston County a woman has died due to the extreme heat, according to Scott Gregory, the Winston County Coroner.

The Winston County coroner says a 74 year old woman was mowing her yard when she had an apparent heart attack.

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She did have an extensive health history, but it’s believed she got too hot while outside around 3 p.m. Monday afternoon.

She was rushed to the emergency room where she was pronounced dead.