DA: Couple found dead in tent in Greenfield during January died of carbon monoxide poisoning

Franklin County

GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The cause of death for two people who died in a tent in the woods in Greenfield in late January has been released. 

Northwestern DA Spokesperson Mary Carey confirmed for 22News that 51-year-old Clayton Wheeler and 50-year-old Kathleen Grady died of carbon monoxide poisoning.

The pair was found in a tent on the Mohawk Trail on January 21 after a night of single-digit temperatures. The Greenfield Recorder reported the couple was using a space heater to keep warm.


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