ME: Mother, daughter found dead in Nelson Co. apartment from accidental overdose


NELSON Co., Va. (WSET) -- The Medical Examiner's Office in Richmond has released preliminary results of a mother and daughter's death in Nelson County.

The Nelson County Sheriff's Office said Deborah Lee Bruce, 60, and Michelle Bruce, 38, were found dead inside one of the apartments at the Lovingston Ridge Apartments on February 13.

Neighbors said they did not hear anything suspicious coming from the apartment where the bodies were found.

The Medical Examiner is saying it's a possible 'accidental overdose.'

The sheriff's office said it will continue to actively stem the sale and use of illegal narcotics in the community and asks for the continued support by residents reporting suspicious or illegal activities.

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