Subject of WDRB story on heroin dies of overdose - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Subject of WDRB story on heroin dies of overdose

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LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- Police say the heroin problem in the community is out of control.  A week and a half ago, WDRB News presented a story about Ryan Vowell, who was behind bars in Metro Corrections addicted to heroin.

The jail says he was released on February 4th.  His friends tell us he died of a heroin overdose yesterday.

Police and local officials report seeing an increase in heroin use and crimes related to it.

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