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Investigation Ongoing into Suspected Overdose Death of Morris Man

Posted by wlpo on June 13, 2016

Police are still looking into the death of a Morris man who was found early Sunday morning.

Grundy County Coroner John Callahan says he was called around 5 on Sunday to the apartment where Ricardo Melendez lived with his mother. Callahan declared Melendez dead at the scene, saying the initial evidence pointed to a heroin overdose. Melendez is believed to have died late Saturday night.

More information is expected after a toxicology report is completed Monday. The coroner and Morris Police Departments are still investigating the incident.

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