PEORIA — A 46-year-old Tazewell County man has died of suspected synthetic cannabis use, Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood said Monday.
Three deaths have been reported in the state from synthetic cannabis use, including a 22-year-old Peoria man who died March 29. Harwood has said his death is still being investigated. The third death was reported Monday afternoon by the Illinois Department of Public Health. A department spokeswoman said only that the victim was from central Illinois.
In a news release Monday night, however, Harwood said he was “notified of a death related to suspected K2/Spice use.” The victim was a 46-year-old Tazewell County man who was pronounced dead at 10:25 a.m. Monday at a Peoria hospital.
His name and other details are being withheld at this time, Ha...Read More