Police: Drugs killed 2 whose bodies were found in apartment

Authorities say drugs killed two people whose bodies were found in a Burlington apartment.

The bodies were found July 17 by officers sent to check on the man who lived there. Neighbors had reported not seeing the man for several days.

Police said Tuesday that autopsies showed that 59-year-old Kevin Shavers died after ingesting fentanyl, methamphetamine and cocaine. The woman with him, 33-year-old Marlo Pilkington, of Fort Madison, died of methamphetamine and fentanyl intoxication.

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