Upper Merion Township Police say a 90-year-old woman died Tuesday in her home and two others were evacuated after high levels of carbon monoxide were discovered.
According to police, officers found the woman dead in her home on the 600 block of Charlestown Drive in the Swedeland section of Upper Merion Township.
Emergency responders say they were alerted to high levels of carbon monoxide in the house by monitoring equipment they carried inside.
Police say a preliminary investigation shows a portable gas powered generator was in use in the garage since the power had gone out hours earlier.
Police say the homeowners slept on the third floor while the victim slept on the first floor in a hospital bed.
Investigators have not yet released the names of the residents.
Winter Storm Warnings are now in effect for where the heaviest snow has set up. They include Philadelphia, Delaware, New Castle, Camden, Gloucester, Burlington, Cumberland and E. Chester Counties. Warnings in effect till midnight.
The heaviest snow will drop 4-6" from Wilmington through Philly to Trenton. The highest amounts will be New Castle Co through interior south Jersey, 6-8+" possible.
Snow tapers off after 6pm this evening. An icy rain later tonight.