Medical Examiner: Drugs and Alcohol Mix Killed Two Found Dead in Old Orchard Beach
PORTLAND, Maine - The state Medical Examiner's Office says the January deaths of a former Old Orchard Beach town councilor and a young woman were caused by a mixture of drugs and alcohol and have been ruled accidental.
Forty-four-year-old Dana Furtado and 21-year-old Amber Morrow of Saco were found dead at Furtado's home Jan. 23.
A spokesman for the medical examiner's office says Furtado and Morrow died of acute intoxication due to the combined effect of alcohol and drugs, including fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid.
The Journal Tribune reports that police say the case is still under investigation and they are trying to identify where the drugs came from.