3 Americans visiting Mexico found dead in Airbnb from carbon monoxide poisoning

The three friends were staying in La Rosita, a neighborhood in Mexico City

Three friends visiting Mexico City were found dead in their Airbnb rental, BNC News reported. Kandace Florence, Jordan Marshall and Courtez Hall were visiting the Mexican capital to celebrate Dia de los Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead, according to the outlet. Day of the Dead is celebrated nationwide on November 1 and 2.

The three friends were staying in La Rosita, a neighborhood in Mexico City’s Cuajimalpa borough and close to the upscale Santa Fe business district. On the night of October 30, Florence had spoken to her boyfriend to inform him that she wasn’t feeling well. When the call suddenly stopped, her boyfriend contacted the Airbnb host, asking him to check on them, BNC News said.

Meanwhile, building security officers had also detected an “intense smell of gas in an apartment”, according to United States today. When the city police department arrived at the apartment, they found the three tourists unresponsive. An autopsy report obtained by Bloomberg Wednesday revealed that the three Americans likely died from inhaling carbon monoxide fumes.

“We are closely following the local authorities’ investigation into the cause of death. We stand ready to provide all appropriate consular assistance. Out of respect for the families’ privacy, we have nothing further to add for the moment,” a State Department spokesperson said. Told USA today.

The deaths come months after three American tourists were killed by carbon monoxide poisoning at a Sandals resort in the Bahamas.

Featured Video of the Day

BJP MP Pragya Thakur named in police case for her ‘Hindus, Keep Knives’ speech

Comments are closed.