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Barrington couple die from carbon monoxide poisoning

BARRINGTON -- A local couple died Monday from carbon monoxide poisoning the result of a malfunctioning kitchen appliance, police said.

David F. Miller and Barbara Miller, both 61, were found dead by police and fire officials who went to their home just before 6 p.m. after receiving a 911 call asking for medical help and reporting a probable untimely death.

Police did not release the Millers' address in a news release of the incident which was investigated by Barrington police and fire and rescue, the Chief Medical Examiner's Office and Strafford police.

The Chief Medical Examiner's Office determined the Millers died from carbon monoxide poisoning from a malfunctioning kitchen appliance.

Fire officials stressed that all homes should be equipped with a carbon monoxide detector.