Thursday, November 26, 2009

2009 Interim Report by Florida Medical Examiners Commission on Drugs Identified in Deceased Persons Report

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Today, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) released the Florida Medical Examiners Commission Report on Drugs Identified in Deceased Persons. The report contains information compiled from autopsies performed by medical examiners across the state from January through June 2009. During that period there were approximately 88,500 deaths in Florida. Of those, 4,199 individuals were found to have died with one or more of the drugs specified in this report in their bodies. The report indicates the four most frequently occurring drugs found in decedents were Ethyl Alcohol (1,963), all Benzodiazepines (1,651), Oxycodone (890) and Cocaine (724). The drugs that caused the most deaths were Oxycodone, all Benzodiazepines (with Alprazolam accounting for the majority of the deaths), Methadone, Ethyl Alcohol, Cocaine, and Morphine.
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