WebHeader_Grove.png
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Support local and independent journalism by making a gift to NHPR today.
NH News

Autopsies: Couple in Manchester Hotel Died of Drugs, Other Factors

JohnEDevineDriveManchesterMAP.png
Google
/

 

New Hampshire authorities say autopsies on a couple found dead inside a hotel following a standoff with police in March show they died of a mixture of drugs, among other factors.

The attorney general's office identified 27-year-old Christian St. Cyr and 21-year-old Brandie Tarantino St. Cyr as the two found dead March 28 in a room at the Quality Inn in Manchester. Another man was killed by multiple gunshot wounds in a confrontation with law enforcement officers outside the hotel the night before.

The medical examiner said Tuesday the cause of death for both was the combined effects of environmental hypothermia, and acute intoxication by fentanyl, acetyl fentanyl, methamphetamine, and cocaine. Christian St. Cyr also suffered blunt penetrating injuries.

Authorities said the deaths resulted from a combination of incidental, self-imposed, and inflicted conditions.

 

You make NHPR possible.

NHPR is nonprofit and independent. We rely on readers like you to support the local, national, and international coverage on this website. Your support makes this news available to everyone.

Give today. A monthly donation of $5 makes a real difference.