GARLAND, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Two men are dead, after Garland police say they ran a generator inside their apartment in the 200 block of South Barnes Drive.
Arnulfo Escalante Lopez, 41, and Jose Anguiano Torres, 28, were found Friday morning.READ MORE: Former Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall Explains Why No Action Was Ever Taken Against Officer Bryan Riser, Now Charged With Capital Murder
Officers observed a gas-powered generator inside the apartment near where the victims were found. The key to the generator was in the on position with extension cords connected, but it appeared to be out of gas. Witnesses reported hearing the generator running inside the apartment on Wednesday, February 17.READ MORE: Gov. Greg Abbott Responds To Criticism For Ending Mask Mandate, Fully Reopening Texas: 'There's Never Going To Be Uniform Agreement On This'
Police said they suspect Lopez and Torres died due to exposure from carbon monoxide; however, detectives are working with the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the actual cause of death.
Both men were residents of Garland.MORE NEWS: Visit Fort Worth Launches Campaign Promoting Businesses That Encourage Mask-Wearing
The investigation is still active.