Police say Timothy Murray was not running the air conditioning in his apartment

10:43 AM, Jul 10, 2012   |    comments
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St. Louis (KSDK) -- Police in Collinsville, Illinois, say 56 year old Timothy P. Murray is the latest victim of the deadly heat wave.

Police say a concerned neighbor found Murrary dead in his apartment on O'Farrell Street on Monday.  The Madison County Coroner says Murrary died last Friday and the preliminary cause of death was heat related.

Police say Murray was not running the air conditioning in his apartment.  When he body was found on Monday, the temperature in the apartment was about 97 degrees.

13 deaths in and around St. Louis have been blamed on the heat in the past two weeks.

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