Belleville police investigating possible drug overdose

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KSDK) – Police are investigating the circumstances of the death of a 28-year-old man early Monday morning.

Belleville police and EMS responded to an unresponsive man in the first block of Westbury Drive around 7:30 a.m., according to authorities.

He was taken to Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

According to authorities, drugs might have played a role in his death through evidence collected at the scene.

A toxicology test has been performed, and detectives await results.

The identity of a man has not yet been released.

No further information was immediately available.


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