Click Here to Read: A mass killer: St. Louis heroin deaths hit new high By Jesse Bogan in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on February 19, 2017.
A discarded syringe is left in an alley behind a dilapidated apartment building on South Grand Boulevard in St. Louis on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. A year earlier, heroin user Eric Bearden, 28, died of a heroin overdose inside the apartment building. The alley is still known for it’s drug use. Photo by David Carson, email@example.com