October 7, 2013

Woman who collapsed at Lexington strip club, died had heroin in her system, coroner says

A woman who allegedly was sexually abused while unconscious at a Lexington strip club had heroin in her system, according to a coroner's report. But the death certificate says it is inconclusive whether Melissa Kline-Smiley, 37, died July 29 of an overdose or asphyxia. Approximately three dozen people have died of a heroin-related overdose in Lexington in 2013.

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