CARIBBEAN: 3 dead from suspected carbon monoxide poisoning in Jamaica

By Jamaica Observer

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timthumbJAMAICA OBSERVER – The police are reporting that two children and a woman are suspected to have died as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning in Three Hills, St Mary today.

They have been identified as 37-year-old Charla Thompson-Young and her two children, 12-year-old Brandon Young and four-year-old Leslie Ann Young, all of Three Hills.

Reports from the Retreat Police are that about 7:30 am, Young’s sister went to the house where she discovered the bodies and summoned the police. Preliminary investigations revealed that a gas-powered generator, which was housed in the living room, was left turned on overnight with the house locked-up.

Investigations continue.


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One comment

  1. Very tragic.
    Carbon monoxide is a silent killer. You begin to feel drowsy then you fall asleep and never wake up.


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