Overdose Death Of IN Prosecutor’s Sister Makes Him A Treatment Advocate

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Johnson County, In., Prosecutor Brad Cooper never apologizes for being tough on crime, but his views on drug crimes were shaped by a personal tragedy that has affected him since before he became prosecutor in 2009: the overdose death of his younger sister.

She took painkillers after hurting her back while playing high school softball but soon the pills were used for more than pain management, reports the Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!