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LDH confirms two Delta-related deaths

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Posted at 4:48 PM, Oct 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-11 17:48:35-04

Louisiana Department of Health on Sunday verifies two deaths tied to Hurricane Delta.

An 86-year-old male in St. Martin Parish died after refueling a hot generator located in a shed, which then caught fire. To read our story about this death, click here.

A 70-year-old female in Iberia Parish died in a fire likely caused by a natural gas leak following damage from Hurricane Delta. To read our story about this death, click here.

This will bring the number of storm-related deaths due to Hurricane Delta to 2 at this time.

Deaths are determined to be storm-related by the local coroner.