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Man Dies of Suspected Overdose After Being Found Down in Bush


At about 4:05pm Tuesday, Turlock Police, Turlock Fire, and American Medical Response responded to an overdose at W. Main Street and S. First Street.

The caller reported there was a man possibly overdosing on fentanyl near the intersection.

Officer Conrad arrived on scene within two minutes to find Charlie Odell, 45, of Turlock, down in the bushes of a landscape area near the railroad tracks.

Conrad immediately began CPR on Odell until being relieved by firefighters and paramedics.

Odell was transported to a local hospital, still unresponsive with CPR in progress. He was declared deceased a short time later.

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