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Updated: 09/04/2013 7:42 AM
Created: 09/03/2013 7:10 PM KSTP.com | Print |  Email
By: Cassie Hart

CO Poisoning Kills 2 Twin Cities Men on Boat

Preliminary autopsy results indicate two Twin Cities area men found dead in a boat on Lake of the Woods died of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning.
    
The Lake of the Woods County sheriff's office says a third man remained hospitalized Tuesday.
    
Authorities were called about 11:30 p.m. Sunday to an area near Birch Beach, north of Williams in far northern Minnesota.
    
When authorities arrived, they found the bodies of 44-year-old Lonnie Ray Norberg and 35-year-old Jeffrey Edward Wheeler, both of Champlin.
    
A third man, 43-year-old Christopher Andrew Klick of Crystal, was taken to Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, N.D. A nursing supervisor says Klick is in satisfactory condition.
    
The Grand Forks Herald reports the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is assisting with the investigation.

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