An autopsy report confirms it was a drug overdose that killed a Coronado student last month. The release of Thomas Mallory's autopsy report offers new details about what happened the night of June 10th. The Lubbock medical examiner believes the year-old took ecstasy around p. It wasn't until p. Doctors pronounced him brain dead several hours later. The medical examiner ruled Mallory's death an accident.
A man whose body was discovered partially eaten by a bear in Great Smoky Mountains National Park last year actually died of a meth overdose, according to an autopsy released on Monday. A man whose body was discovered partially eaten by a bear in Great Smoky Mountains National Park last year died of a meth overdose before the bear ever got to him, according to an autopsy released on Monday. The remains of William Lee Hill Jr. Without knowing the exact cause of death, park officials and wildlife professionals decided to euthanize the bear a few days later for "public safety reasons. Hill had a history of drug use, and his body was found near syringes and other drug paraphernalia, according to a copy of the report obtained by the Knoxville News Sentinel.
WATCH: After the tragic death of year-old Carson Crimeni in a Langley skatepark, his family is urging the public not to take actions into their own hands. Kirsten Robinson has more. Family, friends and schoolmates of a year-old Langley boy who died in an apparent overdose captured on video say someone needs to be held accountable.
In the last two years, an epidemic of 40 fatal heroin overdose cases has occurred in the Tampa area of Florida. Of these cases, 14 involved fentanyl and acetyl fentanyl. Victim demographics, case histories, toxicology findings, and causes and manners of death for all 40 deaths are presented. In 26 deaths in which acetyl fentanyl or fentanyl were not involved, free and total peripheral blood morphine concentrations were consistent with fatal heroin intoxications, averaging 0.