Two men found dead inside Lawrence County home

North Courtland death investigation

LAWRENCE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - Police have identified two men found dead inside a home in North Courtland.

Officers with the North Courtland Police Department responded to a call of an unresponsive person inside a home on Johnson Lane Friday night. After responding, they found 59-year-old Wymon Leonard Hampton and 59-year-old John Willie Mays dead.

Authorities say that an investigation determined that the victims had been using a generator for heat and power purposes. They believe the two fell asleep and died from carbon monoxide poisoning.

Officials are still working to determine an exact cause of death.

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