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03/08/2009 Couple Accidentally Fatally Gas Themselves A Taumaranui couple found dead in their home had inadvertently gassed themselves, a post mortem has found.

The couple had brought an outdoor patio gas heater inside to warm their bedroom while they slept.

Outdoor cookers, burners and heaters can produce toxic carbon monoxide gas. They should never be used inside.
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University of Otago NZ National Poisons Centre

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