County investigates suspected heat related death


The Clackamas County Medical Examiner’s office is investigating one suspected heat-related death of an elderly male. 

The elderly male who died was in his home that had a non-functioning air conditioner. No additional information will be released. 

Community members are encouraged to check on their neighbors during this heatwave. Especially those who are more vulnerable to heat related illness and death. 

Clackamas County has several cooling centers open throughout the county and can arrange for rides to the centers. Visit for more information.