Funeral today for 13-year-old who died from suspected OD

Published: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 @ 11:52 AM

Dad arrested after teen son OD's on heroin

DAYTON – 

UPDATE @5:24 a.m. (April 12):

Nathan Wylie, the 13-year-old who died after a suspected heroin OD, will be laid to rest today.

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Wylie died after police say he overdosed on his father’s drugs. His father, Robert Baker Wylie, 40, is in the Montgomery County Jail.

Nathan Wylie’s funeral will beheld at noon today at Byron Cemetery in Beavercreek.

UPDATE @ 12:02 p.m. (April 3):

The teen suspected of overdosing on heroin last week has died.

Nathan Wylie, 13, was pronounced dead at Dayton Children’s Hospital on Saturday, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.

The coroner’s office is still waiting to receive the teen’s body, so an autopsy can be conducted, officials said.

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ORIGINAL REPORT:

A Dayton man was taken into police custody after his 13-year-old son overdosed on his heroin on Tuesday, according to a city police incident report.

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Robert Baker Wylie, 40, is being held at the Montgomery County Jail on drug possession and child endangering charges, according to online jail records. 

Dayton police were dispatched for an overdose victim in the 1000 block of South Broadway around 8:25 p.m. on Tuesday. 

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Medics were working on the unconscious teen when police arrived. 

The father’s co-worker who was on the scene told police Wylie was “on drugs and the boy got into his stuff,” wrote Dayton Police Officer Joseph Drumm in the incident report. 

Medics administered 4 mg of Narcan without any response before transporting the teen to Miami Valley Hospital for treatment, according to the police report. 

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“At the hospital they had gotten a heartbeat back, but did not know anything further on his condition at this time,” Drumm wrote

Officers served Wylie with an outstanding drug possession warrant on Tuesday, and added a new charge of child endangerment. 

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