Springfield motel death determined to be drug overdose, sheriff says`

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Drake Motel Death Investigation

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UPDATE @ 11:10 a.m.:

Investigators determined that the person died of a drug overdose, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s office.

First report:

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed a death investigation is underway at the Drake Motel.

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Officials said the death was reported just before midnight. Early Friday morning, the motel was taped off and officials remained on scene.

No other information was immediately available.

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A 6-week-old was found dead at the motel in 2016. The newborn’s parents were both charged with involuntary manslaughter in the case.

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