Overdose At Berkeley Steamworks Baths

As the above graphic indicates, Steamworks has posted a zero-tolerance policy for drugs and alcohol on the premises.

From the Bay Area Reporter

One man died and another was taken to the hospital after an apparent drug overdose at the Steamworks Baths in Berkeley on Friday, according to Officer Byron White of the Berkeley Police Department.

The front desk called the police at 12:22 p.m. on September 27. The injured person was taken to the hospital and the coroner later came for the deceased.

The man who died was identified as Charles King IV, a 31-year-old resident of Sacramento, according to the Alameda County Coroner’s Bureau.

The exact cause of death is still under investigation, according to the coroner’s office.

Steamworks Baths have not responded to multiple requests for comment as of press time.

Newsflare strangely has a video of the deceased man being removed from the building and loaded into the coroner’s van. Overdoses have become quite common at bathhouses all over the world. These premises should have the drug Naloxone ready and available for cases like this, as this drug can reverse an overdose. This website will keep readers up to date on this developing story with regular updates.

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