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Woman stuck in Florida hotel window died of mechanical asphyxia

Officials on Thursday revealed the cause of death for the 22-year-old woman who died when she became stuck trying to climb through the window of her Florida hotel room — as her mother remembered her as a “fearless” daughter who touched “countless lives.”

Sydney Therriault, of Beallsville, Md., died of mechanical asphyxia, which means that there was some kind of obstruction of the airflow to the lungs, according to preliminary autopsy results from the Monroe County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The incident occurred while she was staying earlier this month at the Pelican RV Resort & Marina in Grassy Key.

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22-year-old locked out of hotel room dies after getting stuck in window

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Authorities: 22-year-old locked out of hotel room dies after getting stuck in window


A 22-year-old Maryland woman described as a free spirit by her friends died tragically this month.Sydney Therriault was discovered in a window at Pelican RV Resort and Marina in the Florida Keys on March 18, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.Investigators believe she was trying to get back into her room because she didn’t have her hotel key and got stuck in the window.Foul play isn’t suspected in the incident, the

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Maryland woman, 22, dies after getting stuck in Florida hotel window

A “free-spirited” Maryland woman vacationing in Florida died when she got stuck in the window of her hotel room, authorities said.

Sydney Therriault, 22, of Beallsville had been staying earlier this month at the Pelican RV Resort & Marina in Grassy Key, Florida, Fox Baltimore reported.

“It appeared she did not have a hotel key was attempting to make entry to her room via the window,” the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said.

But when she tried to enter the window, she became stuck and asphyxiated, authorities said.

Emergency responders arrived around 7:28 a.m. on March 18 and pronounced her

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