East Ridge victim had a history of prescription drug abuse – WDEF News 12

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EAST RIDGE, Tennessee (WDEF) – East Ridge Police have identified the man whose body was found yesterday in a vehicle at a gas station on Ringgold Road.

They say he was 31 year old Andrey Viktorovic Tkachenko

A citizen reported that he was slumped behind the wheel of a van at the Stop N Go.

When fire personal found he was already dead.

A preliminary investigation revealed that Tkachenko had a history of prescription drug abuse.

The cause of death is still pending further investigation.

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