UPDATE: Cause of death released for 2 men found dead in storage room of Irondale car dealership

Updated: May. 19, 2021 at 5:19 PM CDT
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IRONDALE, Ala. (WBRC) - Irondale Police have released a cause of death for two men found dead in the storage room of an Irondale car dealership in May.

The Jefferson County Coroner has identified the men as 47-year-old Eric Michael Simonson of Birmingham and 34-year-old David Rennix McHugh of Hoover.

According to the Medical Examiner report, Simonson died from methamphetamine and fentanyl toxicity. McHugh’s cause of death is fentanyl toxicity.

The manner of death for both is accidental.

Irondale police received a 911 call around 1:30 p.m. of two people found unresponsive and not breathing in an upstairs storage room. The men were found at EchoPark Automotive on Tom Williams Way.

The men were contract workers who were working on computers at the business.

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