Carbon monoxide poisoning kills three Morris Heights residents
(11/22/03) MORRIS HEIGHTS - Three people are dead and one in critical condition after what police say is a case of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Authorities say a 54-year-old woman, a 26-year-old man and a 2-month-old baby girl were pronounced dead after police found them inside 1708 Popham Avenue. Emergency workers discovered a gas powered generator that may have omitted the carbon monoxide fumes. Police sources tell News 12 The Bronx Con Edison turned off power to the house in the last 24-hours. Officials say that having a generator inside the home is extremely dangerous.
The fourth victim, a a 19-year-old woman, was taken to Saint Barnabas Hospital.