Police believe drugs involved in Washoe teen death

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Washoe County deputies say they believe drugs were a factor in the death of a teenager over the weekend, and they're conducting a criminal investigation in the case.

Authorities didn't release the name, age or gender of the teenager, who died Saturday on Mama Bear Court in Cold Springs. They said the homeowners are not considered suspects.

Deputies said they're waiting for the results of toxicology reports that could take weeks to complete.

The sheriff's office issued a statement urging parents to talk to their children about the dangers of drugs, and urged them to watch for any signs of drug use.

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