ST. LOUIS - The heroin epidemic appears to have claimed two more lives over the weekend in south city.
According to police, a 30-year-old man and his 54-year-old mother were found dead Sunday afternoon in a home in the Benton Park West neighborhood.
A syringe and a substance that police believe is heroin were found on the nightstand.
The man and the woman have not yet been identified by police.
An investigation is ongoing.
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