ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - 10 a.m. Update:
Police in Anchorage positively identified the three people found dead inside a running car on Monday.
According to a release issued the following Tuesday, Mar. 6, the victims were Kyle Rolf, 48, Susanne Johnston, 28, and Arcadie Fedorean, 29.
Police said all three victims were residents of Anchorage. Their official cause of death has not been released, however police Monday said it was a possible carbon monoxide or drug-related incident.
"No foul play is suspected," said MJ Thim, APD spokesperson. "Evidence found inside the vehicle has led investigators to believe that drug activity of some kind played a part in the incident."
Thim said investigators are also looking at the vehicle itself, to determine whether it played a part in the deaths.
This is a developing story and will be updated.
Three people were found dead in a car parked outside of a Spenard-area hotel early Monday morning. Police say there could be a carbon monoxide or drug involvement in their deaths.
According to police, calls came in at around 1:15 a.m. regarding what appeared to be three people passed out in a vehicle parked in front of the Long House Alaskan Hotel on the 4300 block of Wisconsin.
Officers on the scene found 2 men and 1 woman inside, and declared them dead at the scene. MJ Thim, spokesperson for the Anchorage Police Department, said that indicators are that nothing is suspicious in these deaths.
"It's looking like a possible carbon monoxide and possible drug-related incident. It will be up to the State Medical Examiner to determine if one or both of these played a factor in the deaths, but it is so far not suspicious in nature," Thim said early Monday. Thim said that the car was running when officers arrived.
The identities of the three people has not been disclosed yet.