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Man Found Dead In Service Station Restroom
Man Found Dead In Service Station Restroom

Murfreesboro Police are investigating the death of a 34-year old male found in a bathroom stall in a Rutherford Boulevard gas station.

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3 Suspects Pled Guilty To 2-Year Old Teen Drug Overdose Death
3 Suspects Pled Guilty To 2-Year Old Teen Drug Overdose Death

The three suspects pled guilty to a 2-year old drug overdose case that killed a Smyrna teen. Pleading guilty in Rutherford County Circuit Court were Eric Crowell, William Yager, and Brett Austin Mccord.

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Drug Overdose Reported at a local motel
Drug Overdose Reported at a local motel

Murfreesboro Police responded to Knights Inn on South Church Street in regards to an overdose case. Upon their arrival, a man was located on the floor of room 140.

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Heroin Overdose at Apartment Complex in Murfreesboro
Heroin Overdose at Apartment Complex in Murfreesboro

Paramedics responded to an address at Olympus Hillwood Apartments on Monday night where they found an unresponsive man in a bathroom.

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Overdose reported in Murfreesboro
Overdose reported in Murfreesboro

A drug overdose was reported in a home on Foxworth Court in Murfreesboro. The incident was said to have involved a 30 year old man.

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Heroin overdose in Murfreesboro on Brinkley Avenue
Heroin overdose in Murfreesboro on Brinkley Avenue

Another heroin overdose was reported this past weekend in Murfreesboro. The report came in from Brinkley Avenue, a local mobile home park.

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Heroin overdose on Sunday in Murfreesboro
Heroin overdose on Sunday in Murfreesboro

A Sunday drug overdose on the Greenway in Murfreesboro was reported this past weekend around 8:45 in the morning.

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Another drug overdose - This time meth
Another drug overdose - This time meth

26 year old Murfreesboro woman was found partially under a car on Hazelwood Street having convulsions.

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Husband drives wife to Murfreesboro Fire Hall when she overdoses on Heroin
Husband drives wife to Murfreesboro Fire Hall when she overdoses on Heroin

To make matters worse, the husband and wife had their 18-month old child in the vehicle with them when they used heroin.

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More Heroin Issues in Murfreesboro
More Heroin Issues in Murfreesboro

A 26 year old Murfreesboro woman found passed out by a friend was charged with drug possession as she recovered at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital.

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Possible Heroin Overdose in Murfreesboro - Two Men Survive
Possible Heroin Overdose in Murfreesboro - Two Men Survive

Police had to respond to the Jackson Motel on Broad Street for a report of a drug overdose. The call was in regards to two men who were unresponsive, according to a police report.

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Drug overdoses leaves 35 dead in Rutherford County in 2014
Drug overdoses leaves 35 dead in Rutherford County in 2014

Even with the availability of naloxone, the opioid overdose antidote, and fewer prescription drugs being diverted, the number of Tennesseans who die each year due to drug overdoses increased again in 2014.

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State Hopes to Curb Overuse of Prescription Drugs
Tennessee is working to renew efforts to curb drug abuse throughout the state in 2013. According to the latest statistics, Tennessee ranks second in the nation for over-utilization of prescription pain medications. Adults 18 to 25 have the highest rate of prescription drug abuse. For the last two years, unintentional drug overdose is the number one cause of death in Tennessee over motor vehicle accidents, homicides or suicides.
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