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Teacher found dead inside public school bathroom from apparent drug overdose

December 1, 2017  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
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NEW YORK – Police in New York City Police says a public school teacher was found dead of an apparent heroin overdose inside the Bronx school where he was employed on Thursday.

Authorities said the 36-year-old unidentified teacher was found on the bathroom floor inside Public School X811 in the Crotona Park neighborhood of the Bronx just before 6 p.m. on Thursday, according to the New York Post.

Police officials said an envelope filled with an unidentified substance and a needle cap was discovered next to the man’s body.

Cops said the teacher was last seen in the school earlier in the afternoon.

The school specializes in special education tending to students grades 6 through 12.

Police have not released the teacher’s identity pending next of kin notification.

NYPD officials said although all indications point to a fatal overdose, the New York City Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the official cause of death.

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