Inquest Called Into Drug Death

Inquest Into Drug Death

WINNIPEG - An inquest has been called by Manitoba's chief medical examiner into the overdose death of a homeless man who tried to get help for his addiction.

Dr. John Younes says Lee Earnshaw was found unresponsive in his tent in Winnipeg last June and die later in hospital.

Earnshaw had taken a drug known as gold down.

Dr. Younes says Earnshaw tried to get help multiple times at various clinics but was turned away each time because of various technicalities.

TOPICS:   Winnipeg News

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