Carbon monoxide poisoning likely killed a man who worked at Chiller Ice and Matt’s Custom Meats, according to investigators.

Felipe Martinez de la Luz, 57, was found unresponsive near a running forklift March 23 at the two businesses just off of Gregory Lane.

Felipe Martinez de la Luz

Felipe Martinez de la Luz

Felipe Martinez de la Luz

Felipe Martinez de la Luz, right, and Matt Froehlich begin processing a customer’s elk in December 2018 at Matt’s Custom Meats on West Berger Lane. “He was the backbone of the business,” Froehlich told the News&Guide on Tuesday. “I will really miss him this hunting season.”

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