HOUSTON – An investigation is under way after the medical examiner said a 17-year-old girl died of hyperthermia last week.
Shanice Nibbs first showed symptoms of heat exhaustion during a nature walk at the Five Oaks Achievement Center, where she lived.
The state-run facility is in New Ulm west of Houston.
Nibbs died at Texas Children's Hospital.
Her death marks the fourth heat-related death in the Houston area.