Couple found dead in Lake Bonavista home

Two people are dead and police are investigating after the couple was discovered in their Lake Bonavista home Saturday.

Police say they were not able to detect carbon monoxide in the home

Two people are dead after their bodies were discovered in this Lake Bonavista home Saturday. (Jason Kokot/CBC)

Two people are dead and police are investigating after the couple was discovered in their Lake Bonavista home Saturday.

Crews were called to a home on Lake Erie Road S.E.after family members found one person dead and another in distress.

Emergency crews tried to treat the second victim but that person also died.

The medical examiner has been called in and will examine the bodies.

Initial reports suggested carbon monoxide might have been a factor but officials say the could not get a reading of levels when they entered the home. 

Corrections

  • An earlier version of this story said the couple was in their 70s. It was later revealed they were in their late 50s.
    Feb 18, 2014 12:11 PM MT