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Wedge Island Tragedy: Faulty camping equipment may have killed man & boy

Police are investigating whether the deaths of a man and a boy at Wedge Island may have been caused by faulty camping equipment.

Emergency services were called to a beach in the area yesterday morning — where the pair were found dead.

A woman was flown to Royal Perth Hospital for urgent medical treatment — she remains there this morning.

Nine News Perth Reporter Kelly Haywood told Gareth Parker on Mornings police believe the deaths aren’t suspicious with investigations continuing into whether faulty equipment inside the family’s tent was to blame.

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