Dorchester County woman's death is first caused by heat

RIDGEVILLE, SC (WCSC) - Authorities say a 63-year-old woman died from the heat in Dorchester County.

The coroner's office says that Vicky DeLee Jefferson was found dead in her home in Ridgeville on Monday. Officials say that Jefferson died on Sunday.

Jefferson is the first heat related death of the summer in Dorchester County.

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