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Woman found dead in unheated home despite working electricity, Medical Examiner says

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Posted at 2:57 PM, Feb 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-14 16:00:23-05

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office is investigating the death of a 73-year-old woman.

The Medical Examiner says she was found in the 3700 block of South 91st Street Friday. The woman was found in her unheated home with a core body temperature of less than 40 degrees.

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office says the electricity was working, but the heat was turned off and/or malfunctioning.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday. Reports will be released after an autopsy.

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