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Two dead of apparent prescription drug overdose in Ogema

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A man and a woman found dead in their home in Ogema early this morning both appeared to have died from overdoses of their prescription medications, according to the Becker County Sheriff's Department.


At about 1 a.m. today emergency personnel were called to a home in Ogema, about 20 miles north of Detroit Lakes. They found the bodies of a 25-year-old woman and a 41-year-old man, who both lived at the residence.

Their names were not immediately released.

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