Two dead after apparent carbon monoxide leak at LaGrange hotel

A man and a woman were found dead at an Oldham County hotel that was evacuated following a carbon monoxide leak, police said.The investigation started just before 5 pm at the Quality Suites in LaGrange near Interstate 71 and South 1st Street, according to the coroner’s office.For hours, police and firefighters remain at the scene but firefighters weren’t able to go inside because the carbon monoxide levels were too high, officials said.In an update from the LaGrange Police Department, investigators said officers suspected possible carbon monoxide poisoning , and that prompted the evacuation.Ballardsville and South Oldham fire also assisted with the evacuation.Police said one of the guests who was evacuated was taken to a hospital because he was exhibiting symptoms of exposure to carbon monoxide.The two people who died have not leg identified. Investigators are working to determine whether their deaths were caused by the carbon monoxide.Guests were allowed to return to the hotel around 9 pmLaGrange police and the coroner’s office are working on the investigation. Additional details were not released.

A man and a woman were found dead at an Oldham County hotel that was evacuated following a carbon monoxide leak, police said.

The investigation started just before 5 pm at the Quality Suites in LaGrange near Interstate 71 and South 1st Street, according to the coroner’s office.

For hours, police and firefighters remain at the scene but firefighters weren’t able to go inside because the carbon monoxide levels were too high, officials said.

In an update from the LaGrange Police Department, investigators said officers suspected possible carbon monoxide poisoning, and that prompted the evacuation.

Ballardsville and South Oldham fire also assisted with the evacuation.

Police said one of the guests who was evacuated was taken to a hospital because he was exhibiting symptoms of exposure to carbon monoxide.

The two people who died have not been identified. Investigators are working to determine whether their deaths were caused by the carbon monoxide.

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Guests were allowed to return to the hotel around 9 pm

LaGrange police and the coroner’s office are working on the investigation. Additional details were not released.

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