Possible overdose in rural eastern Missouri leaves man dead, woman hospitalized


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BISMARCK, Missouri — A man is dead and a woman hospitalized in rural eastern Missouri, and investigators are trying to determine if a drug overdose is to blame.

The Daily Journal newspaper in Park Hills, Missouri (http://bit.ly/XM9CBB ) reports that Bismarck police responded to a call Thursday night about a possible overdose. Police Chief Kyle Colyott says the man died but the cause of death is not yet certain. The woman was taken to a hospital emergency room, but her condition was not immediately known.

Names have not been released. Authorities are awaiting toxicology reports before determining the man's cause of death.

Information from: Daily Journal, http://dailyjournalonline.com

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