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UPDATE: Four Madison County Deputies Taken to Hospital After Chemical Exposure

MONROVIA, Ala. (WHNT) - Four Madison County Sheriff's Deputies have been taken to the hospital after being exposed to an unknown chemical while on a call.

Officials on the scene told WHNT News 19 the deputies originally came to the residence in the 300 block of Lofton Road to investigate a link to a possible suicide. When they entered the residence, the deputies began to feel sick.

The deputies were investigating the residence of a person who found deceased in a car in New Market Friday. When the deputies entered the residence, they encountered unknown chemicals. The four deputies were rushed to Huntsville Hospital, but all have since been released.

A HazMat team was called to the home to figure out what chemicals were inside.

The death investigation continues but deputies on the scene say it appears to be a suicide.

Filed in: Huntsville

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