1 Dead in Suspected Overdose in Hartford

Hartford police are investigating an untimely death that may be the result of a drug overdose, according to police.

Police said they were called to a home at 141 Woodland Street around 8 p.m. Monday and found a female victim deceased on scene. Family members told police they last heard from the deceased on Dec. 2 and came to check on her.

The victim had a history of mental illness and drug use and empty drug packaging was found on scene, police said. They did not identify the victim.

The Medical Examiner was called in to assist in the investigation.

The Hartford Police Major Crimes Division was notified.

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