Woman Found Dead In Norman Home

Sunday, July 31st 2011, 2:53 pm
By: News 9

Associated Press

NORMAN, Oklahoma -- Police in Norman say a woman has been found dead in her home by a neighbor.

Lt. Lance Arnold told The Norman Transcript a neighbor found the body about 7 p.m. Saturday. The woman's name was not released.

Arnold said the neighbor was checking on the woman because she had not been in several days.

Arnold said the death does not appear suspicious. He said it's not known if the death is heat-related.

The state medical examiner's office has confirmed at least nine heat-related deaths in Oklahoma this summer. Autopsies are pending on seven more possible heat-related deaths.

07/27/2011 Related story: Oklahoma Heat-Related Death Toll Climbs To Nine.