linkJames Shore, 40, of Milwaukee and Kirby Brown, 38, of Westtown, New York, died last week after being overcome in a sweat lodge during a spiritual cleansing ceremony.
Nineteen other people were taken to hospital suffering from burns, dehydration, breathing problems, kidney failure or elevated body temperature.
Steve Waugh, Yavapai County Sheriff in Arizona, said his detectives were focusing on self-help expert and author James Arthur Ray and his staff as they try to determine if there was any criminal negligence.
He said Ray had refused to speak with authorities and left the state. No charges have been filed. ...
Ray does seem to be acting a tad suspiciously in all this.