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Father And Son Remain In Hospital From Heroin Overdoes: Father Injected His 4-Year-Old With The Drug

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REDMOND, Wash. (AP) - Police say a Redmond man and his 4-year-old son who apparently overdosed on heroin remain in hospitals Wednesday in stable condition and sedated.
    
Drugs and drug paraphernalia that were found with the two are being tested to identify the suspected substances.
    
Police say they have no reason to believe anyone else was involved.
    
Lt. Charlie Gorman said officers were called to the home Tuesday morning by the boy's mother who found her son and husband unconscious. It appeared the father had injected himself and his son with heroin.

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REDMOND, Wash. (AP) - Police in Redmond, Wash., say a 37-year-old man and his 4-year-old son were taken to a local hospital following a possible heroin overdose.
   
Lt. Charlie Gorman says officers responded to a call Tuesday morning from the boy's mother, who found her husband and son breathing but unconscious. Officers found drug paraphernalia that suggested that both father and son had been injected with what appeared to be heroin.
   
Gorman says the conditions of both were not immediately known Tuesday afternoon.

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