BOWIE COUNTY, TX. — Micah Franco has been identified as one of two teens found unresponsive in a Bowie County, Texas home on Tuesday night.
Franco, 14, was found unresponsive along with a 16-year-old female at a Texarkana area home Tuesday night.
According to reports, Bow County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call at a residence on Twilight Cir., around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. When they arrived, police found the female unresponsive on the front porch of the home. CPR was initiated. After entering the home, Franco was also found unresponsive and lifesaving actions were performed.
Franco was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy has been ordered.
Officials with the Bowie County Sheriff’s Office say they discovered the home was without power and was being heated by a gasoline-powered generator.
Officials say they do not suspect foul play, but believe carbon monoxide poisoning is to blame.
The cause of the incident remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Bowie County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 92,565. Its legal county seat is Boston, though its courthouse is located in New Boston. The county is named for James Bowie, the legendary knife fighter who died at the Battle of the Alamo – Wikipedia.