Sunday, April 23, 2017

Boy, four, dies of a suspected opioid overdose

A four-year-old Milwaukee boy died after overdosing on prescription pain pills or heroin.

Tyranne Beckless would be the seventh child under five to die after swallowing opioids in Milwaukee County in the last 19 months if further toxicology tests in the latest case confirm preliminary results. 

Two people have been arrested in connection with his April 15 death.  More