Police probe drug OD involving Austintown woman

AUSTINTOWN — A person overdosed on what is suspected to be heroin in the apartment Gina Burger disappeared from last week.

According to Vindicator sources, Jackie Bacher, Gina’s birth mother, overdosed and was revived using Narcan.

According to a police report, a concerned neighbor called police to report an unresponsive Bacher.

Authorities arrived at the apartment on the third floor of 987 Compass West apartments at 7:51 p.m. Wednesday.

Bacher was found on a couch going in and out of consciousness. She was transported to St. Elizabeth Medical Center for care.

Police found spoons with burnt bottoms and suspected residue in the nightstand of a bedroom.

Bacher was featured in an article in today's Vindicator that probed her past in Florida that included drug and theft charges.

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