Police Chief May Have Fatally Overdosed on Drugs From Evidence Room
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Investigators say an Ohio police chief may have fatally overdosed on drugs taken from his own department's evidence room.

Kirkersville Police Chief James Hughes, 35, overdosed at his home in Reynoldsburg last May. He died of an "acute intoxication by fentanyl," according to an autopsy by the Franklin County Coroner's Office. Two syringes with fentanyl were found at the scene, in addition to a plastic bag with cocaine.

According to Reynoldsburg Police Department Lt. Ron Wright, some of those...


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