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Boone hotel carbon monoxide death probe continues

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BOONE, N.C. -

Police reviewing the deaths of 3 people from carbon monoxide poisoning in the same Boone hotel room say they are investigating two other hotels owned by the same company because employees and equipment was shared between the businesses.

Boone Police Capt. Andy LeBeau told The Charlotte Observer that the investigation into the deaths will likely continue well into July, then the findings will be given to prosecutors to determine if charges should be filed.

The three people who died all stayed in the same room at the Best Western Plus Blue Ridge Plaza. Police are also questioning workers and gathering records from the Sleep Inn and the Country Inns & Suites in Boone, which are owned by the same family and run by the management company.

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