Officials say Iowa family of four found dead in Mexico killed by gas


An Iowa order of four found dead at their vacation condominium in a Mexican seaside haunt suffocated from gas, according to autopsies, local authorities said on Saturday.

There were no abandons of foul play or suicide, Quintana Roo state prosecutors said in a asseveration. Civil protection experts examined the condo’s gas installations and would uncertain their findings later, the statement said.

The bodies of Kevin Astute, 41, his 38-year-old wife, Amy, and their children Sterling, 12, and Adrianna, 7, of Creston, Iowa, were discovered beforehand on Friday by authorities in the small coastal resort on Akumal on the Yucatan Peninsula, fro an hour from Cancun.

A spokeswoman for the state prosecutors office hinted officials could not comment on whether the owner of the condo could guts any liability until after investigations were completed.

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