2 found dead in new Third Ward home from possible carbon monoxide poisoning

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A family is grieving after two were found dead in their new Third Ward home.

Police responded to the 3000 block of Burkett Street Wednesday night where a deceased middle-aged man and middle-aged woman were found inside their home.



Police believe the deaths were caused by carbon monoxide poisoning originating from a generator.

Family members found the two victims unconscious in the home and the Houston Fire Department later pronounced them dead at the scene.

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HPD Lt. Ronnie Wilkins said the victims had just moved into the house that had a generator running in the back.

The medical examiner's office does not suspect any foul play.

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