- Associated Press - Monday, January 5, 2015

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Milwaukee County medical examiner’s office says the recent cold snap may have contributed to the deaths of two men in Milwaukee.

The first death was reported shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday. A 58-year-old man with a history of homelessness was found in an alcove near a liquor store.

His body temperature was about 65 degrees. The man’s cause of death is still pending, but investigators say it likely was from exposure to the cold.

On Saturday, a 91-year-old man was found dead during a welfare check at his unheated 30-degree home. An autopsy was scheduled Monday.

The Journal Sentinel (https://bit.ly/1wQFDlz ) reports authorities are still attempting to locate family for both men, so their names were not released.

The National Weather Service warns that arctic cold will continue this week.

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Information from: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, https://www.jsonline.com

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