North Memphis family eludes ‘the silent killer’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 01, 2021 12:43 PM CT | Published: March 31, 2021 3:24 PM CT
<strong>Zina Henry wipes away tears as she and her husband, Eldridge Henry, hold a press conference with security system company ADT on Wednesday, March 31, to raise awareness of carbon monoxide poisoning. The couple&rsquo;s decision to upgrade their security system likely saved their lives when a newly installed detector noted the gas inside their home.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Zina Henry wipes away tears as she and her husband, Eldridge Henry, hold a press conference with security system company ADT on Wednesday, March 31, to raise awareness of carbon monoxide poisoning. The couple’s decision to upgrade their security system likely saved their lives when a newly installed detector noted the gas inside their home. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

About 430 people die from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning each year in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

Sign-up for About Town

Receive the latest news, developments and back stories from Memphis’ neighborhoods.

Manage Your Email Subscriptions

Topics

Neighborhoods Memphis Fire Department North Memphis
Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Bartlett and North Memphis neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. He also analyzes COVID-19 data each week. Omer is a former Jackson Sun reporter and University of Memphis graduate.

Sign-up for About Town

Receive the latest news, developments and back stories from Memphis’ neighborhoods.

Manage Your Email Subscriptions