Stories tagged: drug overdose
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 5 p.m.
Family: Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose
Tom Petty’s family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 1:12 p.m.
Rapper, fashion star Lil Peep dies; drug overdose suspected
Rapper Lil Peep, a budding star whose emotional, downtrodden lyrics gained a cult following online, died of a suspected drug overdose Wednesday night. He was 21.
Tue., May 10, 2016, 5:21 p.m.
One of three overdose deaths in March did not involve heroin
Test results show that a woman who was one of three people to found dead in Spokane County on March 9 died from drug toxicity, according to the Spokane County …
Tue., Nov. 5, 2013
Gorge concert death linked to meth, not ‘molly’
The death of a 21-year-old Gorge concertgoer originally blamed on the club drug “molly” has been linked instead to meth. Patrick D. Witkowski died in June of organ failure due …
Mon., Nov. 4, 2013, 2:09 p.m.
Death at Paradiso due to dehydration, heat and meth, not molly
The death of 21-year-old man at the Gorge Amphitheater in June was not due to the drug “molly,” said Wayne Harris, Chelan County coroner.
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2013, 8:16 p.m.
Potentially deadly drug abuse worsening at concerts
Organizers of the electronic music festival Paradiso promised the event last weekend at the Gorge Amphitheatre would be an “electronic paradise.” Instead, one person died and dozens were hospitalized after …