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Mon June 20, 2011

Oklahoma Heat Death

Enid, OK – Heat suspected in death of Enid woman at her home

ENID, Okla. (AP) Police in Enid say they believe heat played a role in the death of a woman whose body was found in the yard outside her home.

Police say the body of Brenda Nustvold was found shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday when the temperature was 99 degrees. Officers say neighbors had seen Nustvold working in the yard since about 9:30 a.m.

Police say Nustvold was in her mid-40s.

Sgt. Bryan Hart told the Enid News and Eagle that the body is being sent to the state medical examiner's office to confirm the cause of death.

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Information from: Enid News & Eagle, http://www.enidnews.com

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.