Four people found dead from suspected overdose in South Lake Tahoe

(FOX40.COM) — Four people have been confirmed dead in South Lake Tahoe after their bodies were found inside of a home on Monday morning, according to the South Lake Tahoe Police Department.

At 9:11 a.m., officers arrived at the 500 block of Roger Avenue after reports were received of an unresponsive person. CPR was being administered to this person before police arrived.

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Two people were pronounced dead at the scene when paramedics arrived and life-saving measures were being performed on two other people, before they were also pronounced dead.

The four people have been identified as three men and one woman between the ages of 30 and 40, with the suspected cause of death being substance abuse-related, according to law enforcement.

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The cause of death has not been confirmed and an ongoing investigation is being conducted by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office, the El Dorado District Attorney’s Office and the South Lake Tahoe Police Department.

Two other people were in the house, and they are cooperating with the investigation.

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