Alex Poynter was going to be a history teacher, but he overdosed on heroin last year.
Alex Poynter was going to be a history teacher, but he overdosed on heroin last year.
Alex Poynter was going to be a history teacher, but he overdosed on heroin last year.

Son 'got his hands on some heroin' and died; mom hopes Lexington event will raise awareness

August 26, 2015 03:32 PM

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