Alcohol blamed in German sauna deathsDecember 20, 2013 @ 3:45 am
BERLIN (AP) - German prosecutors say three men died after drinking heavily at a Christmas party and apparently passing out in a sauna.
The three metal workers, colleagues aged between 36 and 48, were found dead in the sauna at the oldest man's home in the western town of Ennepetal on Dec. 8.
Prosecutors in Hagen said Friday that tests have determined the men's blood-alcohol level was more than four times the legal limit to drive.
They say they believe the three men passed out in the sauna and then died of heart failure an undetermined time later. Prosecutors see no evidence of foul play.
(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
710 ESPN Seattle's Danny O'Neil says the Seahawks win Sunday adds hope for rest of season
Week In Photos
This week's heart-stopping photos from around the world
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.