LOOMIS (CBS13) – A third person has died after eating poisonous mushrooms used in a soup at an assisted living home in Placer County earlier this month.READ MORE: Betty White's Love Of Animals Fuels Social Media Fundraising Trend Felt Locally
The California Department of Social Services confirmed that a third person has died after eating soup made with wild mushrooms at the Gold Age Villa Elder Care Facility on Horseshoe Bar Road in Loomis on Nov. 8.
The Placer County Sheriff’s Office identified the man as Frank Warren Blodgett, 90. He died Saturday in Sacramento County.READ MORE: Investigation Continues After Homeowner Shot In N. Highlands
The two other victims were identified as 86-year-old Barbara Lopes and 73-year-old Teresa Olesniewicz.
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The incident is still under investigation by the Social Services, the agency that licenses senior care facilities. There is no criminal case pending in Placer County, the sheriff’s office said.