Children running naked outside alerted investigators to dead woman

When police got inside the E. Avondale Avenue home, they found the children's mother dead in the closet

Youngstown investigation of drug overdose


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Police were called to a home on Youngstown’s south side after receiving reports that naked children were running around outside of the home.

When they got inside the E. Avondale Avenue home on Thursday afternoon, they found their mother dead in the closet.

Police said they believe the woman’s death may have been caused by a drug overdose, but the coroner will determine the cause.

A neighbor had the children when officers arrived. Mahoning County Children Services was also called to the scene to take custody of them.

At this time, the victim hasn’t been identified.

.

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s