Wednesday 25 April 2018

Girl (7) told teachers 'she couldn't wake her parents up' after they died from suspected drug overdose

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A seven-year-old girl told her teacher that she "couldn't wake her parents up" after she discovered them dead from suspected drug overdoses.

The young girl raised the alarm with school officials in Pennsylvania.

The bodies of Christopher Dilly (26) and Jessica Lally (25) were discovered on Monday evening in their apartment., New York Post.

A 9-month-old girl, 3-year-old boy and 5-year-old boy were inside the home at the time and were taken to a hospital as a precaution.

Authorities say it appears the adults may have been dead for a day or two.

It is understood they died from a drug overdose and foul play isn’t suspected.

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