Syracuse detective found with carbon monoxide poisoning in Sylvan Beach dies

Officials say a New York detective has died three weeks after he and another person were found with carbon monoxide poisoning on a docked boat on the Erie Canal.

Posted: Oct 12, 2020 5:08 PM
Updated: Oct 12, 2020 5:31 PM

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Officials say a New York detective has died three weeks after he and another person were found with carbon monoxide poisoning on a docked boat on the Erie Canal.

Syracuse police shared Sunday on Facebook that Detective William LaShomb, 36, died at his house.

The Syracuse Police Department is saddened to announce the death of Detective William LaShomb, who passed away at his...

Posted by Syracuse Police Department on Sunday, October 11, 2020

LaShomb was found unconscious on Sept. 20 by Sylvan Beach firefighters with Blair Dodge, 34, who was pronounced dead on the scene.

Authorities found no signs of trauma or suspicious circumstances, however, the investigation is ongoing.

LaShomb joined the department in 2008 in the patrol division.

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