BROOKLYN - The death of a 10-year-old Brooklyn girl last Thursday has been ruled as heat-related, according to the medical examiner.
The medical examiner says the girl died from exposure to high environmental temperature. She also had an underlying medical condition. It is the second death that has been certified as hyperthermia due to last week?s heat wave.
As News 12 Brooklyn previously reported, a 94-year-old Brooklyn woman also died on Saturday due to heat-related illness.
Temperatures reached 97 with a heat index of 105 on the day the girl died.