Livingston Co. man and dog die of carbon monoxide poisoning

GREEN OAK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLNS) – A 73-year-old man and his dog have died in Livingston County, likely victims of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Green Oak Township Police Chief Jason Pless says they were found Sunday by a neighbor who said the man hadn’t been seen for a few days. His name wasn’t released.

Our media partners at WHMI report the fire department believes a faulty water heater may have caused the carbon monoxide release.

More from WHMI: Green Oak Man & Dog Dead From Suspected Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

>>The Associated Press contributed to this report

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