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UPDATE: Pelican Point deaths appear to be carbon monoxide poisoning

Posted at 2:32 PM, Sep 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-24 18:44:42-04

CASCADE – The two people found dead at the Pelican Point Fishing Access Site near Craig on Sunday appear to have died from carbon monoxide poisoning.

According to the Cascade County Sheriff’s Office, the two people have been identified as Randy Rodencal, 66, and Alta Rodencal, 82, both of Lewistown.

The Sheriff’s Office stated nothing is suspicious about the deaths at this point in the investigation.

The cause of deaths appear to be accidental due to carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator.

The investigation will continue until the toxicology report returns from the Montana State Crime Lab.

2:32 p.m. — Two people were found dead at the Pelican Point Fishing Access Site near Cascade on Sunday.

According to Cascade County Sheriff Bob Edwards, foul play is not suspected in their deaths.

Sheriff Edwards said the deaths are not river-related.

The investigation is ongoing and more details are expected to be released on Monday.

The names of those involved and the manner of their deaths have not been released.

We will update you with any new information.

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