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UPDATE: Theis died from hyperthermia

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Preliminary autopsy results show that a two-year-old Polk County boy died from hyperthermia – a large spike in his body heat – after he was found dead in a car trunk on Wednesday night. Isaiah Theis was found in a customer’s vehicle while it was waiting for service at an auto repair business run by the boy’s father at his home near Centuria.


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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