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Mysterious 2021 death of Renton family ruled starvation by fasting

Jun 30, 2022, 3:03 PM

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(KIRO 7 TV)

(KIRO 7 TV)

A Renton father and two daughters – found dead in December of 2021 “under mysterious circumstances” – died of starvation.

The Medical Examiner says all three were emaciated and there was no food in the residence. No obvious mechanisms of death were found at the time of their discovery.

Investigators found written materials – about fasting – in the home after the bodies were discovered in December of 2021.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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