Ghaziabad: A 14-year-old boy died of suspected Carbon Monoxide poisoning in his sleep, whereas his mother and father and a sister have been discovered unconscious of their house at Muradnagar city of Ghaziabad district on Thursday, officers mentioned.
Because the household didn’t get up until late within the morning and no one responded to the doorbells, the neighbours knowledgeable the police which rushed to the spot and entered the home after breaking open the door, Rural SP Rural Iraj Raja mentioned.
On coming into the room, all 4 relations, recognized as Rampal 35, his spouse Anita, 32, son Kunal, 14 and daughter Shagun, 8, have been discovered mendacity unconscious within the smoke-filled room with no air flow, he mentioned.
The 4 have been rushed from their home in Ukhlarsi space to a hospital, the place the boy died through the remedy, the agricultural SP added.
Following the boy’s demise, a autopsy was performed and his viscera preserved, SP Raja added.
Docs on the hospital mentioned the demise appeared to have been attributable to Carbon Monoxide poisoning because the room during which the 4 have been discovered unconscious, an ‘angithi’ (hearth pot) with burnt coal was discovered.
The ten toes by ten toes room too was packed from all sides with no window for any air flow, they mentioned.
The household additionally gave the impression to be affected by some respiratory illness as some medicines and physician’s prescriptions associated to the ailment have been additionally discovered within the room, they mentioned.
The forensic staff that visited the home has additionally lifted some meals samples from the home to determine if the victims consumed any toxic meals final night time, SP Raja mentioned.
Investigations are nonetheless on and no case has been registered, Mr Raja mentioned.
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