Source: 13-year-old overdose victim “not doing well”

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A Dayton teen is at Dayton Children’s Hospital after he reportedly overdosed on heroin Tuesday.

After visiting the 13-year-old in the hospital, family friends telling 2 NEWS he is not doing well.

Dayton Fire Department said the teen’s father and another man carried the boy next door to Station 10, because he was unresponsive.

The teen was on spring break and spending the day at his dad’s job, a trailer repair business, on South Broadway Street.

The teen was alone inside a trailer while his father was outside working.  When the father and co-worker returned to the trailer the teen was unconscious.

Medics administered Narcan, but the teen did not respond.   He was taken to Miami Valley where doctors were able to establish a heartbeat again, before transferring him to Dayton Children’s Hospital.

Family friends telling 2 NEWS it was a tragic and unfortunate situation, but do not believe the father provided the drugs.

His father was arrested on children endangering, but has not been formally charged.  Dayton Police are still investigating.

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