WILMINGTON, D.E., (CBS) — Officials tell Eyewitness News that four individuals have died as a result of an apparent carbon monoxide poisoning at a Wilmington apartment complex.
According to officials, at 5:oo p.m. on Friday, New Castle County Police responded to a welfare complaint at the Evergreen Apartments complex at 500 Homestead Road in Wilmington, New Castle County.READ MORE: Plan Unveiled To Resolve Battle Over Control For Upper Darby's 'Summer Stage'
Upon entry, officers discovered three deceased adults and a deceased dog. Officer say no signs of foul play were apparent.READ MORE: 21-Year-Old Aaron Scott Charged After Shooting Near Lincoln High School Killed Man, Injured 16-Year-Old
When it became apparent that an environmental issue could be the cause, officers evacuated the building and found another deceased person in a different apartment.
Officials say seven (four adults, three children) other occupants of the apartment complex are being treated at local hospitals. All are listed in stable condition.MORE NEWS: SEPTA Union President Releases Video Warning Its Members To Prepare For Possible Strike
Officials have not yet said what the caused the levels of carbon monoxide in the apartment building.