BURNETT COUNTY — Two people were discovered deceased after dispatch received a call of two people being found slumped over in a vehicle, according to a press release from the Burnett County Sheriff’s Office.
On December 15, 2022, at approximately 4 p.m., Burnett County Dispatch received a call from a person stating they had located two people slumped over in a vehicle in Danbury, Swiss Township in Burnett County. Deputies and North Ambulance responded.
Upon arrival, deputies administered multiple doses of Naloxone to each person. Lifesaving measures were attempted by deputies and ambulance personnel.
Both individuals were pronounced dead at the scene. Their names are being withheld at this time pending notifications.
This case is under investigation by the Burnett County Sheriff’s Office and the Burnett County Medical Examiner’s Office.
The Burnett County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank North Ambulance, St. Croix Tribal Police Department, Webster Police Department, Siren Police Department and the Burnett County Medical Examiner’s Office for their assistance.
-- Per Sheriff Tracy Finch