Man and woman found dead in running car in garage


JERSEYVILLE, Ill. – Investigators with the Jerseyville Police Department do not suspect foul play after a man and woman were found dead inside running vehicle parked in a closed garage.

According to Jerseyville Police Chief Brad Blackorby, officers were called to a home in the 600 block of East Prairie Street just after 7 a.m.

Police say two people, a 31-year-old man and 49-year-old woman, were found dead inside a garage.  They are not related and were discovered by a family member.

It is believed their deaths were accidental in nature, police said.  Carbon monoxide may have been a factor in their deaths.