Carbon Monoxide Suspected in the Deaths of Arizona Family of Four

Jan 2, 2018

An Arizona family of four, including two young children, staying in a northern Arizona cabin has been found dead of possible carbon monoxide poisoning.

The four bodies of the Capitano family from El Mirage were found Monday in a Parks cabin. Officials say possible carbon monoxide poisoning is suspected in the deaths.
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The Coconino County Sheriff's Office said the bodies of the four family members were discovered Monday in Parks, Arizona, following a request for a welfare check.

A friend of the family told deputies that members had not returned phone calls.

Authorities say a deputy reported a strong odor of gas coming from the home before the bodies were discovered.

The El Mirage family has been identified as 32-year-old Anthony Capitano, 32-year-old Meaghan Capitano, 4-year-old Lincoln Capitano and 3-year-old Kingsley Capitano.

The Coconino County Sheriff's Office believed the deaths are related to possible carbon monoxide poisoning.