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3 dead, 4 hospitalized in Pittsburgh wristband mystery

Three men are dead and four others hospitalized in Pittsburgh, as police try to figure out a link to..

By Sunday Herald Team , in US Politics , at September 22, 2019

Three men are dead and four others hospitalized in Pittsburgh, as police try to figure out a link to the mysterious orange wristbands all the victims wore.

All of the hospitalized victims are in serious to critical condition, police said.

Police got the first call around 2 a.m. Sunday, and found an unconscious man on the citys south side. He was rushed to a nearby hospital, city officials said at a press briefing.

Not long after another call came in about an unconscious man in the elevator at The City Apartments on Tunnel Boulevard, who was pronounced dead at the scene, the Tribune-Review reported.

Then, just before dawn, five more victims — two dead and three unconscious — were found inside an apartment inside the same building — also due to unknown causes.

“The common factor between all these patients is that they were wearing orange wrist bands,” Pittsburgh Director of Public Safety Wendell Hissrich said at a Sunday morning briefing.

“Currently we know of two venue sites in separate locations throughout the city that were utilizing orange wristbands and that is providing us some investigative avenues to determine whats going on with these victims,” Hissrich said.

“We are looking into all avenues at this point,” he added.

He would not identify the venues in question. He said all of the victims were men between the ages of 30 and 50, but would not provRead More – Source

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