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Published September 03, 2013, 08:42 PM

More behind 2 deceased men found in boat on Lake of the Woods

Williams, MN (WDAY TV) - Preliminary autopsy results show two men found dead in a boat on Lake of the Woods died from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Williams, MN (WDAY TV) - Preliminary autopsy results show two men found dead in a boat on Lake of the Woods died from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning.

Authorities have identified the victims as 44-year-old Lonnie Norberg and 35-year-old Jeffrey Wheeler; both of Champlin.

A third man, 43-year-old Christopher Klick of Crystal, survived and remains hospitalized in Grand Forks.

The incident was reported about 11:30 p.m. Sunday near Birch Beach; north of Williams, Minnesota.

The sheriff says their investigation is pointing to a faulty exhaust system as the cause of high levels of carbon monoxide.

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