Baton Rouge, La.- East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of a 27-year-old Denham Springs man whose body was found inside an apartment.
Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks said deputies found the body of James Lee Willson at 2:15 p.m. Monday.
Hicks says deputies also found two adults and two children inside the apartment as well as a generator running outside the front door of the home.
Eldon Ledoux, a spokesman for the St. George Fire Protection District, tells The Advocate that firefighters detected carbon monoxide inside the home and took the surviving adults and children to a hospital.
Hicks said the coroner’s office will conduct an autopsy on Willson to determine his cause of death.