On Monday, the Concord Police Department confirmed it is investigating the death of a 14-year-old that took place on Saturday at the youths home in the City of Concord.
According to police, the youth attended Concord High School.
Police said the investigation is in the preliminary stages and were not yet certain of the cause of death, although there are indications that the death may have been an accidental overdose after the ingestion of a pill. Police said they did not know if there are other pills circulating in the school or community, but want parents and students to be cautious.
The provided a photograph of the pill in an effort to assist their investigation.
Everyone in the community is to be reminded that they should only ingest pills or medications prescribed by their doctor.
There are incidents happening in many communities where pills are counterfeited and laced with other toxic substances, such as Fentanyl, which could be lethal, even in small doses.
Due to the early stages of this investigation, they are not releasing any other information or making any further statements at this time.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call Detective Cartwright at (925) 603-5829 or our anonymous tip-line at (925) 603-5836, referencing case #21-8159.