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Two dead in Williamson: Gas stove being used as heating source may be to blame

New York State Police are currently investigating a double unattended death that occurred at 4359 Ridge Road in Williamson on January 22. The victims, identified as Eugene T. Hosier, 63, and Patricia A. Burdick, 66, were discovered deceased in their small cabin residence.


Preliminary findings from the investigation suggest that the deaths may have been linked to the use of a gas cooking stove for heating purposes in the cabin. This detail has raised concerns about the potential dangers of using alternative heating methods in residential settings.

The investigation into this incident remains active as authorities continue to examine the circumstances surrounding the deaths of Hosier and Burdick. More details are expected to be released as the investigation progresses, shedding light on this unfortunate event in Wayne County.