Weather Alert

Hypothermia may have caused couple’s deaths in Aitkin County

ISLE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a couple found dead in their partially submerged vehicle in Aitkin County may have died of hypothermia.

The sheriff’s office received a call Tuesday about a vehicle that was upside down in water in a ditch north of Isle. First responders found the couple in the vehicle had died. They are identified as 64-year-old Paul Debreto and his 60-year-old wife, Teresa Debreto.

The victims’ bodies were taken to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office which says preliminary indications are the couple died of hypothermia.

Powered by WPeMatico

Connect With Us Listen To Us On