Woman overdoses on heroin in bathroom at Riley Hospital for Children

WRTVPublished: March 20, 2018
Published: March 20, 2018

A visitor at Riley Hospital for Children was found unresponsive from a suspected heroin overdose in a hospital bathroom over the weekend. IU Health Academic Health Center police responded to a report of an unresponsive woman around 7 p.m. Saturday at the Simon Family Tower. Officers arrived to find a 37-year-old female suffering from an apparent overdose in a facility bathroom. Nearby, officers found suspected heroin, syringes and a spoon with “burn marks and a white powder substance.” A spokeswoman for IU Health said the woman was a visitor to the facility, but was unable to provide more information due to privacy laws. The woman was taken to the emergency room for treatment.

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