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Coroner IDs pair found dead of carbon monoxide in AR

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Pulaski County coroner has  identified a man and a woman found dead in their home from carbon monoxide poisoning.

Coroner Garland Camper said 58-year-old Danny Jackson and 45-year-old Marilyn Hughes were found dead Friday morning at the home they shared. He said both appeared to have suffered from carbon-monoxide poisoning.

Little Rock Fire Capt. Jason Weaver said the couple had been running a gasoline-powered generator inside their home to provide electricity for heating and lighting after the house sustained damage in a fire last Sunday.

Lt. Terry Hastings, a Little Rock police spokesman, said the couple was discovered by a worker arriving at the home to repair some of the fire damage.


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