Common Household Appliance Caused IA Family’s Death In Mexico Officials Say

A water heater is being cited as the source of a gas leak that killed an Iowa family of four, according to a prosecutor in Mexico. The family was vacationing at a rental condominium in the beach community of Tulum when the tragic accident occurred.

The water heater was leaking gas, “maybe from use or lack of maintenance,” said Miguel Angel Pech, head prosecutor of Quintana Roo. Miguel Angel Pech told a Radio Formula station that “a high level” of gas was found in the rented condo where the Creston couple and their two kids was staying. source

An Iowa couple and their two children died from inhaling toxic gas while vacationing in Mexico, local authorities said.

The bodies of Kevin Wayne Sharp; his wife, Amy Marie Sharp; their son, Sterling, 12; and daughter Adrianna, 7, were discovered Friday at a rental condominium in the beach town of Tulum.

The family had been dead for about 36 to 48 hours, the Quintana Roo prosecutor’s office said Saturday. Autopsies showed they suffocated after inhaling toxic gases, but it’s unclear what type of gas led to their deaths, the prosecutor’s office added. Continue reading

Relatives Alarmed After Iowa Family Of 4 Fails To Return From Vacation In Mexico

Relatives of a Creston, Iowa, family of four are sounding alarm bells after they say the group failed to return after departing on a trip to Mexico on March 15.

Kevin, Amy, Sterling and Adrianna Sharp were expected to arrive in St. Louis on March 21 to see a Southwestern Community College basketball game in Danville, Illinois, said concerned family members on social media.

Relatives say there has been no contact from the family since they reported arriving safe in Tulum, Mexico on March 15. Continue reading

Coach Jerry Tarkanian Namesake Grandson, 5, Suffers STROKE

It’s been almost two months since famed Las Vegas coach, Jerry Tarkanian died, and now tragedy has struck his family again. This time his 5-year-old namesake, his grandson reportedly suffering a stroke.

The young man’s mother, Amy Tarkanian, who is married to the late coach’s son Danny Tarkanian, said her son was hospitalised after experiencing a stroke. The boy is currently having trouble speaking and moving the left side of his body.

Jerry Tarkanian amy family

In the tweets posted Friday, Amy Tarkanian, said her 5-year-old son, who’s also named Jerry, was diagnosed after a CAT scan. Continue reading