NEW BEDFORD — The body of a 38-year-old city woman was found Monday in her North End apartment, the result of a suspected fatal drug overdose, the DA's office said.
The woman was found unresponsive in the living room of her apartment in the 0 block of Query Street by her roommate, who called 911, the District Attorney's office said. The woman was transported to St. Luke's Hospital, but died. Police found a spoon with burnt residue and a straw.
The cause of death is pending toxicology tests, the DA's office said.
According to the New Bedford Police Department log, the woman's body was found at 4 p.m. Monday.