Drugs, Alcohol Caused ‘Untimely' Deaths in North Canaan

Two people found dead in a home off of Route 44 in North Canaan earlier this month died from mixing morphine, valium and alcohol, according to the medical examiner's office.

Detectives from the Western District Major Crimes Division were at the house investigating and state police said there was no danger to the public, but the cause of death was not available until Friday. 

The deaths are considered accidental and the cause was determined to be combined acute morphine, diazepam and alcohol toxicities.  

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