[UPDATED with Autopsy Results] Two Teens in Huntington Beach Found Dead Alongside Empty Can of Four Loko
UPDATE, MAY 17, 3:49 A.M.: Autopsy and toxicological reports reveal that the two teens found dead in a Huntington Beach apartment in January overdosed on prescription drugs, with alcohol contributing to one of the deaths, The Orange County Register reports.
A 15-year-old male and a 16-year-old female were found dead inside a vacant Surf City apartment on Friday, theHuntington Beach Independent
Along with them? An empty can of Four Loko, the famed caffeine-spiked alcoholic beverage blamed for several deaths across the country and banned in several states.
Last fall, the Chicago-based makers of Four Loko agreed to stop adding caffeine to the drink to comply with FDA regulators, who declared the stuff was unsafe.
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