In a very unfortunate and tragic accident over the weekend at the Faster Horses Festival in Brooklyn, Michigan, three men were found dead in their trailer at a campground in Woodstock Township around 1:27 Saturday afternoon.
According to a statement from the Lenawee County Sheriff’s office, two more are still in critical condition. They also stated that all three males were in their early 20s and were pronounced dead at the scene due to suspected carbon monoxide poisoning.
The rest of the lineup included Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Russell Dickerson, Riley Green, HARDY, Chris Lane, Tracy Lawrence, David Lee Murphy, Jon Pardi, Carly Pearce, Mitchell Tenpenny, and Dee Jay Silver and more.
The Lenawee Sheriff’s office also confirmed in their statement that a friend of the males involved in the tragic accident was the one who called to alert police after he hadn’t heard from any of them for a while:
“According to Sheriff Investigators, the caller was a friend of the five males and became concerned when he had not heard from them.
This tragic incident is being investigated as a suspected carbon monoxide exposure from a generator located very near the travel trailer.”
They stressed the importance of keeping generators at a safe distance from camping areas as well as tents and trailers.
BREAKING: Another tragedy at Faster Horses. 3 men attending the festival were found dead in their camper today, believed to be from carbon monoxide poisoning. The deaths did NOT happen on festival grounds, but at a campground 4 miles away. 2 other men are in critical condition. pic.twitter.com/3y0vl6vvdp
Unrelated to the carbon monoxide poisoning, a woman identified as Melissa Donna Havens was also found dead at Faster Horses Festival.
Police are currently investigating the cause of death, however they have described a person of interest that she was recently seen with.
The deceased female was located at approximately 7:30 AM, 7/17/21. The cause and manner of death is unknown at this time. The investigation continues and updates will be provided as information becomes available.
identify a subject Havens was reported seen within 24 hours of her body being located. The subject is reported being a black male in his 30’s, short black hair, short beard and wearing a gray hoodie. Anyone with information can call D/Sgt. Daniel Drewyor at 734-819-8192.