'Glee' Actor Monteith Died of Heroin, Alcohol Mix

'Glee' actor Monteith died of heroin, alcohol mix
The coroner's final report issued Wednesday, confirmed initial findings that Monteith died from using intravenous heroin combined with alcohol. The 31-year-old Canadian-born actor was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room July 13. “I classify this death … Read more on St. Cloud Times

Dianna Agron 'excluded' from Monteith's Glee tribute
Monteith was found dead at age 31 in a Canadian hotel room after succumbing to a fatal combination of alcohol and heroin. The talented singer and actor had battled substance abuse problems before and had gone to rehab to address his addiction. Read more on New Zealand Herald

Western Pa. pharmacists conflicted about '09 syringe law
Just because we don't sell them syringes, they're not going to stop and check into rehab right there.” The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office reported at least 131 heroin-related deaths in 2012, up from 95 deaths in 2011 and 50 in 2010. Read more on Tribune-Review