Second person dies from methanol poisoning

Posted at 5:21 PM, May 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-24 20:50:26-04

MUSKOGEE, Okla. - A second person died Tuesday from alleged methanol poisoning according to police.

Police say Barbara Chandler died Tuesday after consuming the methanol.

24-year-old Colton Hooper was confirmed dead by police Monday, but they say they won't know the exact cause of Hooper's death until the autopsy is performed.

Investigators originally thought the victims consumed moonshine, but later determined and began treatment for methanol poisoning.

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