Dead, at Least 11 Poisoned in Michigan Hotel Carbon Monoxide Leak

Apr 03, 2017, 02:00

Police have identified the 13-year-old boy who died of carbon monoxide poisoning at a MI hotel pool Saturday morning as 12 others were rushed to local hospitals. The other six children hospitalized as a result of the toxic leak ranged in age from 12-14.

Hotel staff found the children lying unresponsive at an indoor pool deck and the breakfast area adjacent to the pool at 10 a.m. ET after noticing their figures through a window, Niles Fire Capt. Don Wise told NBC affiliate WNDU.

Article is invalid or is no longer published.

. Responding officers were able to get the girl to respond to them and she was able to walk outside to an ambulance, police said.

They were all believed to be suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning, and 13-year-old Brian Douglas Watts, from Niles, did not survive.

"When we first went in with our [air] monitors, the monitors went off", Wise said. No other details about the child were released.

An inspection by a mechanical engineer showed the cause was a malfunction in the pool heater, the Niles Fire Department told WSBT.

Victoria Beckham Spices Up James Corden's Life With 'Carpool Karaoke'
The publication also claimed that Mel is preparing to challenge her over the use of the track in her advertising campaign. The couple fetch unusual looks as they bond, and Beckham expresses her desire to be with other people like herself.

Chelsea set to rival Manchester United on and off the field
The games will make up the third from last weekend of the Premier League season, and are likely to still have plenty up for grabs. There are probably five teams fighting for that top four. "But I think City will hurt Arsenal on more occasions".

White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence material
Cohen-Watnick was an underling of Michael Flynn, the ousted national security adviser whom McMaster replaced. After appealing to Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner, the Post reported , Cohen-Watnick was reinstated.

The child taken to Lakeland was dead on arrival, Jessica Hines, a spokeswoman for the hospital, said. United States standards for carbon monoxide are 35 parts per million for a one-hour exposure. Wise said a pool heater could have caused the problem, but that is still under investigation. "I didn't see any movement in their bodies at all".

Police say a Niles officer and a Berrien County sheriff's deputy were hospitalized for carbon monoxide overexposure.

The hotel has been shut down until repairs are made. Wise said the pool area did not have a carbon monoxide detector.

Officials are trying to find the source of the leak.

"Carbon monoxide is odorless, colorless, tasteless". If the case is isolated to just the pool area, the hotel will reopen once fully aired out.

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
  • Editor: Dutch church relief tempered by people's support for Wilders

    Editor: Dutch church relief tempered by people's support for Wilders

    Apart from Klaver's perceived honesty, the party's rise has also come at the expense of the tainted Labour Party (PvdA). If recent Dutch history teaches you anything about coalition-building, it is that it will not happen overnight.
    Rep. Poe Resigns From House Freedom Caucus Over Health Care Stance

    Rep. Poe Resigns From House Freedom Caucus Over Health Care Stance

    The White House likely won't be keen to let Paul Ryan's House steer the effort after Ryan's dismal legislative debut. Scott tweeted, "Mark Meadows betrayed Trump and America and supported Pelosi and Dems to protect Obamacare".

    Meals on Wheels not expecting funding cut impact locally

    The Lancaster program - which serves roughly half of the county map -has five part-time and three full-time staff members. Ossining Supervisor Dana Levenberg said the cuts would be catastrophic to nutrition programs for seniors.
  • Tucson police: Remains of missing 6-year-old found

    Tucson police: Remains of missing 6-year-old found

    Anxious about what could have happened to his daughter, her father reported her missing to the Tucson, Arizona police. Police say they have investigated more than 2,200 leads since the girl's disappearance nearly five years ago.
    WWE flexes sports entertainment muscle at WrestleMania

    WWE flexes sports entertainment muscle at WrestleMania

    But, according to wrestling pundit, Dave Meltzer it would not be so big if Taker was pitted against the franchise. John Cena's first marriage ended in disaster for him as he lost a good part of his fortune during the divorce.

    Ryan emerges bruised as Republican civil war ensnares President

    Ryan is an obstacle to the kind of rapid changes Trump wants to see and must see to ensure the 2018 midterm elections go his way. Ryan used his "swagger and experience" to sell the president on a bill that was "a complete and total failure", Pirro argued.
  • After Health Care Fight, House Freedom Caucus Considers Next Steps

    After Health Care Fight, House Freedom Caucus Considers Next Steps

    Their tactics on health care prompted yet another call for party unity this week from House Speaker Paul Ryan. Noisy and united Democratic opposition to Trump's healthcare bill made it deeply unpopular in the electorate.
    Joss Whedon in Talks to Write, Direct a 'Batgirl' Movie

    Joss Whedon in Talks to Write, Direct a 'Batgirl' Movie

    That's right, Barbara Gordon, AKA Batgirl , is reportedly getting her own film which will be helmed by Joss Whedon. Simmons in the film, as Simmons is playing Commissioner Gordon in the DCEU Justice League and Batman movies).

    US crude oil exports went to more destinations in 2016

    In the United States in particular, shale oil drillers have seized the opportunity to ramp up output and exports. May West Texas Intermediate crude rose 84 cents, or 1.7%, to settle at $50.35 a barrel.
  • Antonio could give West Ham boost ahead of Arsenal clash

    In his debut season, Bilic steered West Ham to a respectable seventh place finish. "Personally, my head is clear and I still have a job to do here.
    Charlie Dent: Senate should lead Russian Federation  probe

    Charlie Dent: Senate should lead Russian Federation probe

    Yates was sacked in January as acting attorney general after she refused to defend the Trump administration's first travel ban. Nunes said on Tuesday he has "no idea" why Democrats would call for him to step aside from the investigation.

    Martin O'Neill: Neil Taylor's tackle on Seamus Coleman was "very poor"

    Manager O'Neill said: "You don't want to give out caps just because they are there, you want them to earn it". Robbie Brady (left) and Martin O'Neill at the top table on Monday afternoon.
popular