Former inmate given 20 doses Narcan after drug overdose

A former Ohio inmate on parole was revived Tuesday morning using 20 doses of Narcan, a drug that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose.

Dayton police were called to Miami Valley Hospital after a nurse found suspected illegal drugs inside the pants and underwear of a patient, according to the police report.

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An employee at Volunteers of America Greater Ohio — a non-profit ministry that helps former incarcerated individuals — told Dayton police the male is on parole at their location.

The male patient reportedly overdosed on suspected heroin and was given 20 doses of Narcan to be revived, the report reads. Dayton officers were unable to speak to the man at the hospital.

The former inmate will not be invited back to Volunteers of America Greater Ohio the employee told officers.

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