Teacher found dead in Bronx school bathroom from possible overdose: sources

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The BRONX —A teacher was found dead inside a Bronx school Thursday evening in what is believed to be an apparent overdose, according to police sources.

The 36-year-old man was found around 5:55 p.m. unconscious and unresponsive inside a bathroom in P.S. X811, a special education school on Longfellow Avenue, police said.

With the teacher, officials found a needle and an unknown substance in an envelope, police sources said. Police are testing to see what the substance is.

EMS pronounced the man dead on scene.

The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death. The identification of the man is pending family notification.