Man found in bush at West 139th Street and Triskett Avenue died of apparent overdose

CLEVELAND - The man found in the bushes near Triskett Avenue and West 139th Street in Cleveland died of an apparent overdose, police said.

Cleveland police were called to the area just before 8 a.m. on Thursday after a passerby spotted the body.

The Cleveland Division of Police Homicide Unit and the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office responded to the scene.

Cleveland police said it appears the 19-year-old victim died of a drug overdose. The official cause of death and identity will be released later by the medical examiner's office.

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