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East St. Louis Man Admits Role in Deadly Heroin Overdose

Thirty-year-old Joseph Robinson pleaded guilty Wednesday to distributing the drug that authorities say killed 22-year-old Donnie Bauman.

05/30/2013

Elizabeth Brown

19-year-old Charged in Overdose Death

Investigators believe she gave the victim heroin two hours before he died.

03/25/2013

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Police ID Suspected Heroin Overdose Victim

Kenneth Harris Jr.’s body was found Tuesday in a car parked in a bay of a car wash in Wood River.

03/08/2013

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Police: Body in Car Likely Heroin Overdose Victim

Police in Wood River say the man’s body was found Tuesday in the car parked in a bay of a car wash.

03/06/2013

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Coroner: Infant Found on Bed Near Body of Teenager

A coroner is hoping toxicology tests determine what killed a southwestern Illinois teenager whose body was found on a bed near an infant.

02/22/2013

St. Charles Couple Charged in Heroin Overdose Death

Thomas Lucas Jr. and Whitney Patrick, both 23, were charged after a grand jury indictment.

01/18/2013

Couple Charged After Infant Died of Oxycodone Overdose

An eastern Missouri man and woman are facing criminal charges after an infant under their care died of a drug overdose.

09/20/2012

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Heroin OD Deaths On Decline In St. Louis County

Heroin overdose deaths continue to rise in many parts of the nation, but not in St. Louis County.

07/15/2012

Craig Wood

Metro East Death Now Called an Overdose

There was no trauma to the body.

06/19/2012

Fulton Man Gets 23 Years For Distributing Heroin

Trevonn Lionel French pleaded guilty last year to distributing heroin that caused three people to overdose including one fatally.

04/05/2012

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