Airbnb 'deeply saddened' by Burnt Hills couple's deaths

November 30, 2018 09:24 AM

SAN MIGUEL, MEXICO – A statement has been released from Airbnb after a Capital Region couple was found dead at a home they rented through the site.

A spokesperson for the company writes, "We are deeply saddened by this tragedy, and our thoughts are with Ed and Barbara’s families, loved ones and friends. We are reaching out to their children to extend our full support to help them through this difficult time."

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Airbnb says they have a free program for hosts to get carbon monoxide and smoke alarms. They ask guests to make sure their residence meets their safety needs.

Edward Winders and Barbara Moller were found dead in their room on November 17, two days after checking in.

While the investigation continues, their remains are still in Mexico.


Andrew Murphy

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