The 35-year-old said he put his friend’s body in a large trash bin after the man died of an apparent drug overdose.
Monroe County health officials are calling it an “epidemic” — the proliferation of fatal heroin overdoses that continue to claim young lives.
A local mom says her two children’s heroin addiction has cost her her home, all her belongings and her family.
Police say a 26-year-old man whose body was found two months ago inside a twice-ticketed pickup truck on a Kalamazoo street died of a heroin overdose.
CDC Director Thomas Frieden said overdoses involving prescription painkillers are at epidemic levels and now kill more Americans than heroin and cocaine combined.
A volunteer chaplain at the Ferndale police department has been relieved of his duties after a man died at his home of a drug overdose.
A Detroit hospital saw an increase in drug overdose cases from so-called “rave” drugs during the Movement Electronic Music Festival, over Memorial Day weekend.
One person is behind bars in connection with the death of an Auburn Hills teen.