Big Pine Key – Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the deaths of two people who were found in a vehicle on Big Pine Key early today.
The vehicle was parked at the end of Fifth Avenue in a wooded area on Big Pine Key. Sheriff’s dispatchers received a report at 8:15 a.m. there were two people inside the car who appeared to be unconscious. When deputies arrived on the scene, they found the car running. There was a hose running from the car’s tailpipe to one of the windows.
The circumstances of the deaths are still under investigation. Detectives say from the information they have gathered so far the two do not appear to be from the Keys. They are in the process of identifying who the two people are and are attempting to locate family members for notification purposes.
More information will be released when it is available.