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Autopsies show drug overdoses in two jail deaths

An inmate at a Mecklenburg County jail and another at the Union County jail were found to have lethal amounts of drugs in their systems. One may have died trying to hide a stash of methamphetamine, while the other may have recently injected fentanyl.

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Body of Maddox Ritch believed found

Authorities believe they found the remains of six-year-old Maddox Ritch partially submerged in Long Creek about one mile from Rankin Lake Park on Thursday.