Man found dead in front of Detroit church; accidental overdose, police say

Body found at church on McDougall Street on New Year's Day

By Dane Sager Kelly - Web Producer

A man was found dead in front of a church on Detroit's east side on Monday, January 1, 2018. (WDIV)

DETROIT - A man found dead outside a Detroit church on Jan. 1 died of an accidental drug overdose, police said.

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Dwayne Johnson was found about 6 a.m. in front of Shady Grove Church on McDougall Street.

A medical unit went to the church and Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities said Johnson had cocaine, fentanyl and synthetic opioid U-47700 in his system.

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