SCPD: Melville Man Dies, Wife Hospitalized from Apparent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
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By Long Island News & PR
Published: February 21 2019
It is suspected that carbon monoxide was emitting from a detached fitting on a heating exhaust, police say.
SCPD report an apparent carbon monoxide poisoning incident in Melville.
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Melville, NY - February 21, 2019 - Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating an incident during which a man died and his wife was hospitalized due to apparent carbon monoxide poisoning in Melville on Thursday, February 21.
Second Precinct police officers responded to a 911 call of a couple feeling ill, possibly from carbon monoxide poisoning, at a residence on Scott Drive at approximately 8:30 a.m.
It is suspected that carbon monoxide was emitting from a detached fitting on a heating exhaust vent inside the residence.