Two Saudi students enrolled at the Rockford University in the American state of Illinois have been found dead in an off-campus apartment.
Rockford University issued a statement confirming the death of Mohammed Mufti and Amjad Balkhair.
The Winnebago Co Coroner's Office said the two were found shortly after midnight on Sunday at 1035 McKnight Circle in their garage.
The 23 WIFR newspaper quoted the Rockford Fire Department saying that the CO levels were elevated in the garage.
Rockford University released the following statement: "Rockford University received notice from Rockford authorities this morning regarding the death of two of current students, Mohammed Mufti and Amjad Balkhair, both from Saudi Arabia. Authorities have confirmed that the two men died last evening, March 18, at their off-campus apartment. Police are investigating, but no foul play is suspected. No further details are available at this time."