KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City health officials say they have confirmed a fourth heat-related death from this summer.

The Kansas City Health Department said Monday a man born in 1951 died of heat-related causes. The department says that another six deaths in the area are being investigated as possibly heat-related.

As of Aug. 1, State health officials say there have been 28 confirmed heat deaths in Missouri this year.

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