Spirit Airlines pilot, wife died of overdose

Spirit Airlines pilot, wife died of overdose

Brian J. Halye, 36, and 34-year-old Courtney A. Halye died as a result of “cocaine and carfentanil intoxication,” said Dr. Kent Harshbarger, the Montgomery County coroner, in a report released Tuesday. The painkiller carfentanil, a version of fentanyl, is 10,000 times stronger than morphine. It is used commercially to sedate large animals, such as elephants, and drug dealers use it to cut heroin and increase their supply. The toxicology report notes that husband and wife suffered pulmonary edema, “which is fluid in the lungs, basically, a classic characteristic of an…

Read More

Man and woman questioned over death of baby girl in WA

Man and woman questioned over death of baby girl in WA

Posted June 02, 2017 08:39:14 Photo: The baby girl was taken to Bunbury Regional Hospital. (ABC News: Gian De Poloni) Police detectives are investigating the circumstances around the death of a four-month-old baby in Bunbury, south of Perth. A man and a woman are assisting police with the investigation. The baby girl was taken to Bunbury Regional Hospital last Friday before being transferred to Perth by the Flying Doctor Service. She died on Sunday in Princess Margaret Hospital. Police have interviewed an 18-year-old woman and 21-year-old man, but have not…

Read More

Police investigate South West baby death

Police investigate South West baby death

HOMICIDE detectives are investigating the death of a four-month-old baby girl who was found unresponsive at her family’s South West home last week. The infant died in Princess Margaret Hospital on Sunday, three days after she was rushed to hospital in Bunbury. Police are waiting on the results of an autopsy to determine how she died. Her distressed parents, believed to be aged 18 and 21, were questioned but have been released without charge. Paramedics called to the home by a family member on Friday found the infant unconscious. She…

Read More