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Greenwich Police Investigating Possible Overdose Death Of 24-Year-Old

Greenwich Police investigating possible drug overdose death.
Greenwich Police investigating possible drug overdose death. Photo Credit: File

GREENWICH, Conn.,-- Greenwich Police were investigating a possible drug overdose of a 24-year-old local man who died Sunday.

Police said the man was found dead at about noon by his mother in a home on upper Lake Avenue. Police said there were clear signs of rigor mortis and lividity in the man.

Officers discovered indications of a possible drug overdose from a synthetic opiod analgesic drug, police said.

A Greenwich detective who is also a federal agent assigned to the District of Connecticut’s Drug Enforcement Administration – Tactical Diversion Squad also responded to the scene. The squad is part of a statewide initiative for investigating drug overdose fatalities.

Police are awaiting results from the Medical Examiner’s Office in Farmington where an autopsy was performed.

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