ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) — An Abilene woman has died as a result of cold weather, according to Abilene Fire Department Chief Cande Flores.
In an interview on CNN Friday afternoon, Chief Flores said they found “an elderly female” dead in her backyard, “and that was directly related to weather conditions.”
Chief Flores described three other deaths reported in Abilene on Thursday that he says they believe could possibly be weather related as well.
Further information regarding the woman’s identity has not yet been released.
Four people in Abilene, Texas, have died due to the winter weather.— CNN Newsroom (@CNNnewsroom) February 19, 2021
Abilene Fire Department Chief Cande Flores tells @brikeilarcnn that a man was found dead in his bed under blankets. It was about 12 degrees inside the man’s home, he said. https://t.co/uUTo16PDy2 pic.twitter.com/HWu5V5J9VN
BigCountryHomepage.com has reached out to the Abilene Fire Department and Abilene Police Departments for more information but has not received a response at time of publishing.