An Illinois man suspected of stealing heroin from a police evidence trailer died from heart disease with opiates in his system. According to UPI.com , the man died within days of the heist of more than 6 pounds of heroin.
Sheriff’s deputies claim that the man learned police were storing confiscated drugs in an outdoor evidence trailer. Apparently, the man smelled marijuana outside the trailer, making plans to return with two others.
Police then found the man dead, possibly from a heroin overdose. They have been unable to determine whether it was the confiscated and then stolen heroin in his system.