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Man Charged with Manslaughter 1 in Cos Cob Heroin Overdose Death

On October 27,2 017, Greenwich Police responded to Cos Cob on a report of an unresponsive person. Officers found a deceased man in one of the bathrooms of the home. The man was later identified as Michael Turzilli, 24. The chief medical examiner determined the man died from a heroin overdose, and GPD went after the man who provided him illegal drugs. Continue Reading →

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FBI Outreach Specialist Urges Parents, Pharmacists, Coaches and Youth to Attend ‘Chasing the Dragon’ Event

FBI Community Outreach Specialist Charles Grady told Greenwich Free Press that during Q&A, parents often ask what to look for in terms of signs of drug-seeking behavior from their children. He said there are subtle changes that sometimes parents don’t even recognize. Continue Reading →

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Statewide Initiative Targeting Distributors of Heroin & Opioids that Cause OD Deaths

The protocol calls for local law enforcement to perform time-sensitive investigative techniques and preserve all evidence at the scene of an overdose death. Police also are asked to contact DEA at the early stages of an investigation, and ensure that an autopsy of the decedent is performed. The DEA and local police will then jointly investigate to determine the events leading up to the death, the source of the drug involved, and the composition of the drug. Individuals responsible for distributing drugs causing overdose deaths will be prosecuted. Continue Reading →

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