Coroner confirms deaths of 2 elderly residents from Hurricane Ida in East Baton Rouge Parish
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Officials with the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) say the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner’s Office has confirmed two storm-related deaths from Hurricane Ida.
Officials say a 69-year-old man and a 85-year-old woman died from excessive heat during an extended power outage.
LDH says the two deaths confirmed in East Baton Rouge Parish bring the total number of Hurricane Ida-related deaths to 28 in Louisiana.
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