“Regions that have never been affected by heroin overdose deaths are now seeing a large number of them because the user population is expanding dramatically,” says the DEA’s James Schroba.
Thirty-year-old Joseph Robinson pleaded guilty Wednesday to distributing the drug that authorities say killed 22-year-old Donnie Bauman.
Investigators believe she gave the victim heroin two hours before he died.
Kenneth Harris Jr.’s body was found Tuesday in a car parked in a bay of a car wash in Wood River.
Police in Wood River say the man’s body was found Tuesday in the car parked in a bay of a car wash.
A coroner is hoping toxicology tests determine what killed a southwestern Illinois teenager whose body was found on a bed near an infant.
Thomas Lucas Jr. and Whitney Patrick, both 23, were charged after a grand jury indictment.
An eastern Missouri man and woman are facing criminal charges after an infant under their care died of a drug overdose.
Heroin overdose deaths continue to rise in many parts of the nation, but not in St. Louis County.
There was no trauma to the body.