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OSBI: Two boys found dead in Okfuskee County from possible CO poisoning

Posted: 1:30 PM, Oct 21, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-23 22:16:11-04
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OKFUSKEE COUNTY — UPDATE: The pastor and family friend of the Okfuskee County boys have started a GoFundMe page to help cover funeral expenses. They are trying to raise a total of $15,000.

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According to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, two teens were found dead this morning in Okfuskee County.

Agents say that due to power outages near Weleetka last night, two boys, 14 and 15, took a portable generator into a travel trailer.

Agents say, around 12:40 a.m., a relative went to check on the boys and found them both dead.

Preliminary information makes investigators think it's could be CO (carbon monoxide) poisoning, but agents say that the medical examiner will determine the cause of death after an investigation.

There is no further information at this time.

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