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WEST BRANCH, Michigan (WNEM) – In mid-March, Michigan State Police were dispatched to a medical emergency in East Tawas where the victim overdosed on narcotics allegedly delivered to him by another East Tawas resident.

The event happened on March 15. East Tawas first responders and Michigan State Police troopers attempted first aid, but the victim – a 35-year-old man from East Tawas – was pronounced dead at the scene.

After further investigation, MSP determined that the victim died of an overdose. MSP then identified a suspect, Cara Elizabeth Cummings, 35, of East Tawas, who allegedly delivered the narcotics.

On Friday, June 3, Cummings was arrested on a two count warrant.

While the incident is under investigation, the MSP West Branch Post urges anyone with information to contact their office at 989-345-0956. To remain anonymous, those with information can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-422-5245.


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