LEONARDTOWN, MD. — According to St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Capt. Daniel Alioto, on June 9, 2014 St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Patrol deputies responded to a residence in Leonardtown for the reported unresponsive subject.
Police say that a 34-year-old male was discovered deceased, the latest in a string of approximately six such heroin overdose this year. Detectives from both the Criminal Investigations Division and Vice/Narcotics Division responded and assumed the investigation.
The dead male is believed to have consumed what is believed to be heroin prior to passing. This subject was a witness to a fatal overdose the previous evening, which is being handled by the Maryland State Police. The decedent was transported to the Baltimore Medical Examiner’s Office and the cause of death is pending.