BALTIMORE (AP)- State health officials say the first death due to hypothermia has been reported in Frederick County.
The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said Thursday that a man age 65 or older had died. The death was confirmed between Dec. 18 and Dec. 24.
Officials say no other information will be released on the victim.
Fifteen hypothermia-related deaths occurred in Maryland during the 2011-2012 winter weather season.