Woman's heat-related death is the first of the season for Cook County

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

BROOKFIELD, Ill. (WLS) -- Cook County had its first heat-related death of the season over the weekend.

Darlene Lipske, 70, of west suburban Brookfield died Sunday.

Temperatures reached up to 93 degrees a day before her death.

An autopsy found she died of heart disease and heat stress.

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