After nearly two years, State Dept. responds to inquiry over alleged alcohol poisonings of US tourists

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Nearly two years after receiving an inquiry from Senate Homeland Security Committee chairman Ron Johnson, the State Department is finally revealing details about its investigation into multiple deaths and illnesses that occurred shortly after Americans drank alcohol at Mexican resorts, CNN has learned.

Gary Davidson, an attorney for the family of Abbey Conner, continues to seek answers and compensation for the family’s loss. “There is basically homemade liquor down there, circulating in the community of hotels — and a lot of the hotels are buying it,” he told CNN.