3 from Aitkin area hospitalized for carbon monoxide poisoning


Three Aitkin area residents were hospitalized due to long-term exposure to carbon monoxide. 

The Aitkin County Sheriff’s Department on Monday reported an unknown medical was reported at a rural Aitkin residence at 6 a.m. Thursday. Emergency personnel arrived at the home and found three people, Richard L. O'Neil, 51, Cindy L. Sutton, 51, and Mary L. Sutton, 78, suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning. 

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.

Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.
(218) 855-5878