As excessive heat continues across the Magnolia State, a Lowndes County man has been reported dead due to the high temperatures.
First reported by WTVA, Larry Lynn, 72, was found dead inside his mobile home on Friday just after 4 p.m. Upon the arrival of first responders, the temperature inside the home was north of 104 degrees.
According to the coroner, Lynn died from heat exposure. His neighbor told the local TV station that Lynn chose not to use the air conditioner or fans inside the home.
This is the first heat-related death in Lowndes County this calendar year.