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Associated Press, Published March 07 2012

Minnesota teen's death attributed to alcohol poisoning

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Authorities have attributed the death of a Rochester teen to extreme intoxication.

The Olmsted County Medical Examiner's Office says 18-year-old Minorum Hong died of acute intoxication in a car where he passed out in January following a party. A friend who slept in the car with Hong says he woke up in the morning and discovered Hong was dead. The Post-Bulletin (http://bit.ly/wvglYW ) says Hong's death certificate says it was an accidental death.

Police Capt. Brian Winters says no charges will be filed.

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Information from: Post-Bulletin, http://www.postbulletin.com


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