A Superior Court judge in North Carolina has named additional parties in the probe of work at a hotel that lead to three deaths in 2013.
Charles Harold Robinson, Rich Moses, Steve Thigpen and Appalachian Hospitality Management, the company that managed the Best Western where the incident occurred, have been barred from ever again violating state law by “engaging in business as a plumbing, heating or fire sprinkler contractor.”
The parties reportedly installed a used swimming pool water heater at the Best Western in Boone, swapping it out from one of the company’s other hotels in the area.
The State Board of Examiners is also considering disciplinary action against Dale Thomas Winkler, a licensed contractor who worked on the pool heating system, according to the Observer.
According to reports, carbon monoxide from the swimming pool heating system leaked into room 225 killing Daryl and Shirley Jenkins in April 2013 and 11-year-old Jeffrey Williams the following June. Read More