Hypothermia is generally defined as having a core body temperature of 95 degrees Fahrenheit or lower and can occur when the outside environment gets too cold or the body’s heat production decreases.
The Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office on Monday released the identities of four homeless men who died over a week’s time due to cold weather exposure in San Jose and Saratoga.
Four homeless people have died in Santa Clara County due to exposure to cold weather conditions, the county medical examiner’s office announced Friday.
Authorities say a California teen who went missing in South Lake Tahoe on New Year’s Eve and was found near a snow bank died of hypothermia, but also had drugs in her system.
So far this month, eight children have died from heatstroke in hot vehicles in the United States.