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Jan 7, 2016 9:32 AM

Officials confirm death of Nashua man in carbon monoxide incident


Officials confirmed that a Nashua man died in his residence, which was filled with carbon monoxide on Jan. 3.

Michael Vanderkieft was taken to St. Joseph's hospital for treatment for carbon monoxide exposure, and was transferred to Massachusetts General Hospital where he passed away.

The results of a post-mortem examination are still pending.

Nashua police and fire officials are still investigating the incident, and and any information can be directed to fire investigator Eric Berube of the NH State Fire Marshal's Office, or Lt. Allard of the Nashua police.

Officials have issued a warning to install carbon monoxide detectors in homes as heating appliances or attached garages can cause the gas to build up.


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