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Cold kills at least 2 people in Detroit area

January 30, 2019 GMT

ECORSE, Mich. (AP) — Police say at least two people in the Detroit area have died in the extremely cold weather , including a former member of the Ecorse City Council.

Ecorse detective Tim Sassak tells TV station WDIV that the man was discovered Wednesday. Sassak says the man wasn’t wearing a hat or gloves and wasn’t dressed for below-zero temperatures.

Sassak says police believe the man was disoriented. He was found across the street, near a neighbor’s house.

In Detroit, a 70-year-old man was found dead in front of a neighbor’s home Wednesday. No names were released.