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Suspect in custody relating to hotel parking lot deaths

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Posted at 8:42 AM, Aug 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-22 10:25:16-04

GRNAD CHUTE (NBC 26) — UPDATE: Grand Chute Police Department officers and investigators executed multiple search warrants and interviewed several individuals after two deaths occurred in the 200 block of North Westhill Boulevard.

Throughout the investigation police report that a suspect was identified as providing illegal narcotics to the victims prior to their death. The suspect was located and taken into custody on multiple drug-related charges, including delivery of fentanyl and cocaine.

Two of the original four patients who were transported to the local hospitals have either been released or are in stable condition.

The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Grand Chute Police Department.

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ORIGINAL REPORTING

Grand Chute Police are investigating the death of two individuals after being found in a hotel parking lot.

Police say in a report that during a routine patrol of a hotel in the 200 block of North Westhill Boulevard, an officer found an unconscious person laying on the ground of the hotel's parking lot. After a welfare check, the individual was determined to not be breathing or have a pulse.

The officer began CPR and while providing medical aid, another individual in a nearby vehicle was seen to be unconscious and unresponsive. Officers removed the individual from the vehicle and was given CPR.

Officers on the scene then located a third individual located inside the hotel who was in medical distress.

By the end of the call, it is reported by the Grand Chute Police, that four individuals were transported to local hospitals for emergency medical care. Upon arrival at the hospital, two individuals were pronounced deceased by the Outagamie County Coroner.

An investigation into this incident is ongoing. It is believed that this is an isolated incident and there is no danger to the public.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is encouraged to contact the department by any of the following ways; calling the department at (920) 832-1575, Texting a tip by texting "TIPGCPD" to 847411, or through the Grand Chute Police app.