Shelby County coroner releases cause of death of 2

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Shelby County coroner Diana Hawkins has released the cause of death surrounding 2 people found last week in a mobile home.

Last Monday, Shelby County Sheriff's Office found George H. Garner, 40 years of age, and Michelle Phillips, 35 years of age, deceased.

Today, Shelby County Coroner's Office has said the deaths were due to carbon monoxide poisoning.

The two were using a generator to energize an outdoor space heater inside their home.

Their home had no electricity.