Indonesia: British tourist dies from suspected tainted alchohol

Posted on May 19, 2013 • Filed under: Indonesia, Tourist Dies, Tourist Food Poisoning

Methanol-laced alcohol being investigated as possible cause of death according to
A British backpacker has died while trekking through the Indonesian jungle after she drank suspected tainted alcohol, police say. Cheznye Emmons, 23, was travelling with fellow Briton Joseph Cook, 21, through lush rainforest on Sumatra island, where many tourists go to see endangered orangutans, according to a police report into the incident. The pair, accompanied by a third tourist, drank four bottles of local whisky called Mansion on April 20, according to the document. Read Article

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