Colorado Springs

Death from Mt. Washington Ave. fire ruled as suicide

COLORADO SPRINGS - The El Paso County Coroner’s Office announced on Tuesday that the 32-year-old who died from a fire off Mt. Washington Ave. on January 15 killed himself by carbon monoxide poisoning.

Giovanni Ameneiro, 32, was rescued from his residence in the 2000 block of Mount Washington Avenue on January 15.

Crews responded to the home at around 3:20 p.m., where they were quickly able to extinguish the flames.

Ameneiro was taken to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The coroner ruled the death as a suicide on January 17.


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