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Posted on: January 1, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Family of Four Found Deceased at Cabin in Parks, AZ

Correction on spelling of family's last name: Capitano

Parks, AZ – The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in Parks, Arizona for a welfare check and discovered four deceased subjects inside the home.

On January 1st at 12:26 pm the Coconino County Sheriff's Office received a phone call from a friend of a family that was staying at a residence in Parks, AZ.  The caller said family members had been trying to contact them for a few days with no success and had become concerned.  The Reporting Party requested a welfare check on the family. At 1:17 pm, a Coconino County Sheriff's Deputy from the Williams Substation arrived at the residence in Parks, AZ. The Deputy located a vehicle matching the description given by the caller in the driveway of the cabin reported to belong to the family. After approaching the cabin, the Deputy reported a strong odor of gas coming from the home.  Additional units were requested, and Ponderosa Fire Department was notified and asked to respond.

At 1:43 pm Ponderosa Fire units arrived on scene.  Fire personnel put on protective breathing equipment to enter the residence. They located four deceased individuals inside the residence.  They are identified as 32-year-old Anthony Capitiano, 32-year-old Meaghan Capitiano, 4-year-old Lincoln Capitiano, and 3-year-old Kingsley Capitiano of El Mirage, AZ.

At this time, the Coconino County Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident as possible carbon monoxide poisoning.  The Medical Examiner’s Office will be conducting further investigation.

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