Man and woman dead from drug overdose inside Chickasaw Home

Mobile County

UPDATE (1/7/21): Authorities said autopsies showed both individual died of drug overdoses. It will be some time before forensics can tell us what substance or substances they overdosed on. WKRG News 5 will update this story as more information becomes available.

CHICKASAW, Ala. (WKRG) — A man and woman were found dead inside a home on Myrtlewood Avenue in Chickasaw Thursday, Dec. 6.

Chickasaw Public Safety Director Brian Fillingim told WKRG News 5 officers were called to the home for a welfare check around 3:30 p.m. When police arrived, they found two people dead.

No foul play is suspected, but drugs were found inside the home.

Fillingim said an autopsy will determine the official cause of death.

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