Drug overdoses suspected in two Benzie County deaths

The Sheriff's Department is investigating two deaths that they believe were caused by drug overdoses.

Two people have been found dead in the past week and the Benzie County Sheriff believes drug overdoses are to blame.

A 22-year-old man was found dead Wednesday at a home in Colfax Township. Authorities found the man around 11 a.m. The Sheriff's Department says evidence at the scene suggests the cause of death was a heroin overdose.

Another man was found dead in Homestead Township on March 19. The 42-year-old was found at a private residence.

The Sheriff's Office is waiting for toxicology reports for both men.

Authorities say the cases do not appear to be related.