Oakland County Woman Dies of Possible Drug Overdose

ORION TOWNSHIP, MI – Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Orion Township Fire Department responded to the 10 block of Mockingbird Drive on the report of an unresponsive person on Monday, April 25th, 2016, at 11:10 a.m.Police Line

The caller had responded to the residence to check on his ex-wife’s welfare. When he looked through a window, he saw her lying on the floor.  He then called 9-1-1.  Deputies forced entry into the residence.  Paramedics provided telemetry to McLaren Hospital – Oakland where a physician pronounced the 39-year-old victim deceased.

A Detective and an Investigator from the Oakland County Medical Examiner’s Office responded to assist with the investigation. The woman did have a history of drug abuse and had threatened suicide in the past.

An autopsy has been scheduled. A Chaplain from the OCSO Chaplaincy Corps was requested and responded to assist with the notification of the next of kin.

The incident remains under investigation.

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