Police identify person killed in Hartford hazmat situation

(Photo Courtesy: Raul Ortiz/Hartford Fire Department)

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Hartford Police have identified the person who was killed in a drug-related situation in Hartford on Sunday morning.

According to police, 53-year-old Todd Simmons was found dead at a home on Freeman Street.

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The fire department says the hazmat situation began because fentanyl was found in one room of the house.

“What I can tell you right now is that we’re being told that this could be the first documented case of fentanyl death of a reported dealer,” said Hartford Fire Department Captain Raul Ortiz on Sunday.

Crews say there is no danger to anyone in the area.