COLUMBUS, Ind. (The Republic) - Columbus has seen what appears to be its fourth heroin-related death in one month.
According to police, a man was found dead in an apartment Thursday morning. Investigators learned from a resident that he and the man had used heroin early Wednesday night, 24-Hour News 8's news partner The Republic reports.
When the resident woke up Wednesday, he found the man unresponsive and not breathing.
He was pronounced dead by the Bartholomew County Coroner.
Police say this appears to be the fourth heroin-related death in Columbus in a month.
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