One Dead After Carbon Monoxide Leak in Newton Apartment Building

NEWTON, Iowa  --  One person died and an apartment building was evacuated due to carbon monoxide in Newton.

The Newton Daily News says the deceased person was found on Monday at the Meadowbrook Apartments. The report says a high level of carbon monoxide was found in the building, but was highest in that specific unit.

Authorities have not released the name of the victim or the source of the gas leak.