Indiana Man Dies Of Apparent Heroin Overdose In Nashville
A truck driver, Dakota Stout, 25, of Paoli, Ind., was found dead at the Little Nashville Truck Stop in the cab of his semi trailer on the afternoon of Thursday, February 1.
Police had tried to check on Stout’s welfare after his fiance had reached out to them – she had been unable to contact him for several hours after last speaking to him the previous evening.
Nashville Police located Stout in his cab and requested Washington County Coroner Mark Styninger come to the scene at approximately 2:19 p.m. Thursday.
Styninger pronounced Stout dead at the scene at 2:29 p.m., and reported that Stout had apparently been deceased for several hours due to an apparent heroin overdose.
Police found heroin and a syringe on Stout’s person when they discovered him, and an examination and toxicology testing was performed by Styninger.
The case is being investigated by Styninger and the Nashville Police Department.