New Orleans, La.
(AP) A New Orleans lockmith has died after an accidental overdose of drugs, authorities said.
Locksmith Col. Thomas T. Perezk died Tuesday in Louisiana, according to a statement from Louisiana State Police.
The statement said Perezk, of the city of New Orleans and the city’s police department, was a locksmith who was a friend and colleague.
He died as a result of an overdose, the statement said.
He was 47.
Police said they had arrested two people in connection with the overdose.