Two women found dead in near east side home, man in critical condition

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Sept. 17, 2015) – The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is at the scene of a death investigation on the city’s near east side.

Police were called to the 500 block of Trowbridge Street, near the intersection of South Keystone Avenue and English Avenue.

When police arrived, they found two women dead inside the house. Those women were later identified as Edith Siegman, 39, and Kathleen Pemberton, 53.

A man was taken to Methodist Hospital in critical condition. He was later identified as Carley Begley, 54.

Police smelled gas when they arrived on scene, but it is unclear how the people died. An empty generator was found in the basement.

Police are looking into the possibility of carbon monoxide poisoning. They’re also looking into a possible drug overdose. Police said they are not investigating this case as a homicide and no obvious signs of trauma or injuries were found on the bodies.

The cause of death for the woman won’t be determined until toxicology results come back, which will take six to eight weeks.