LOUISVILLE — At least two deaths in the Louisville area have been linked to freezing temperatures.
Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Rita Taylor said hypothermia was the likely cause of death for Richard Hentgen, 49. Police said they found Hentgen midday Thursday in the back yard of a home in southwestern Jefferson County. Authorities are investigating what happened.
On Wednesday, a New Albany, Ind., man was found near his pickup behind a shopping center in New Albany, a Louisville suburb.
Police said a preliminary report by the Kentucky medical examiner's office showed that Richard Glotzbach died of hypothermia after he fell and couldn't get up because of a medical condition.
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More winter weather is coming to the region.
The National Weather Service on Saturday issued a winter storm watch for Central Kentucky, to last from Sunday afternoon through Monday evening. Three to five inches of snow are possible, the service advised.