Ashtabula: Meth lab explosion kills one at nursing home

3:20 PM, Mar 6, 2012   |    comments
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Courtesy: Ashtabula Star Beacon

ASHTABULA -- One person is dead following an explosion and fire at a nursing home.

Investigators say it now appears the blast was caused by a meth lab in a resident's room.

Six others were hurt.  Nearly 40 other residents at the Park Haven  Home had to be evacuated after the explosion Sunday night.

The victim who died is identified as Shaun Warrens, 31, of Ashtabula.  Police said Tuesday that Warrens wat not a resident or employee of the home.

Police said charges were expected against two men who were burned.  The fire damaged one room and a hallway at the home.


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