1 dead after apparent overdose in Rochester

Published 10:09 am Wednesday, July 8, 2015

ROCHESTER — Rochester police are investigating the deaths of two people from suspected drug overdoses.

Police say a 35-year-old woman suspected of dying from a fatal overdose was found around 4 p.m. Monday in her apartment.

But the woman had been dead for several days, and police say paraphernalia, including syringes, found at the scene tested negative for drugs.

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About three hours later, Apache Mall security on a routine check discovered a 25-year-old man, believed to be from Chatfield, dead in a bathroom stall.

Police Capt. John Sherwin says syringes were found nearby.