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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office says it is investigating a death that may be related to the cold.

The Medical Examiner says a 40-year-old woman was found on the sidewalk in the 3500 block of West Clarke Street in Milwaukee.

That woman had a core body temperature of 80 degrees.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday, February 19th.

The woman was found on a day when a Wind Chill Advisory was in effect for all of southeastern Wisconsin as wind chills were forecast to dip to -20 to -30. We’ll see another bitterly cold day on Thursday with wind chills between -10 and -20 during the day.

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