Man found dead in Maui home after apparent carbon monoxide poisoning

Man found dead in Maui home after apparent carbon monoxide poisoning

KIHEI, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Maui officials responded a hazmat situation Monday evening that killed a Kihei resident.

Maui police and firefighters responded to a home on Konale Place around 6 p.m. When crews arrived, they found a man unresponsive with a generator running inside the home.

Sources say the resident lost electricity a couple of days ago and the generator was used to power appliances.

Officials subsequently pronounced the man dead at the scene. He was identified as 47-year-old Joseph Prockette of Kihei.

An autopsy has been scheduled to determine his official cause of death. The investigation is on-going.

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