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Unknown drink at Chinese store leaves 1 dead, 2 critical

ST. MARGARET, Cayo District, Mon. Sept. 28, 2020– Three men who were drinking at a Chinese store in St. Margaret at about 7:00 yesterday evening were rushed to the Western Regional Hospital when they began to foam from the mouth, and became unconscious.

The men — all of St. Margaret — are Marlon Saget, 27; Manuel Gonzalez, 64; and Austin Ramirez (age not given).

Police say that Ramirez died at about 8:00 at the Western Regional Hospital.

Saget remains hospitalized at the Western Regional in a critical condition, while Gonzalez was rushed to the Karl Heusner Memorial in a critical condition for further treatment.

It is not yet known what the men were drinking, and if they had brought the substance with them. Police are investigating the strange incident.

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