Drugs Suspected in 16-Year-Olds Death

Miami Township police are investigating the death of a 16-year-old male from Troy, Ohio who was found this Saturday morning at a residence on Pine Lane off Loveland-Miamiville Road in Clermont County. The name of the deceased is not being released until all family members have been notified.

Police Chief R. Steven Bailey said that the teen was visiting friends and relatives in the area and attended a party Friday evening with them. When the homeowners awoke this Saturday morning, they discovered the male was dead. Police were notified shortly before noon.

Chief Bailey says that investigators from his department and the Clermont County Coroner's Office suspect drugs and alcohol may have contributed to the death, but they are awaiting autopsy results.

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