Two New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute patients who were released into the care of a local boarding home were found dead last week, and state police are investigating.
Carbon monoxide poisoning is suspected.
State police Sgt. Emmanuel Gutierrez confirmed Tuesday that uniform officers were dispatched to Ning Road in Las Vegas at 2:43 a.m. this past Thursday. Ning Road is off of north Seventh Street heading toward Storrie Lake.
The officers were asked to go to the residence in reference to two deceased males.
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