Homeless man found dead in a cold car; medical examiner suspects it was a drug overdose

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office is investigating the death of a 51-year-old homeless man, who was found in a car about 9 p.m. Saturday in the 8700 block of West Capitol Drive. 

The Medical Examiner’s Office tweeted late Saturday that the man died of possible weather exposure, but a representative from the examiner’s office said later that the case is being investigated as a possible drug overdose. 

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday. 

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The medical examiner’s office is investigating seven other deaths from the weekend as possible overdoses. 

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