A Plymouth man died after overdosing on heroin twice in less than 12 hours.

According to WCVB 5, the 43-year-old male was checked out of the hospital after the first overdose.

Officers were going to check on the man but it was too late because he already had overdosed a second time.

The Plymouth Police Department has a program where they check on a patient within 24 hours of an overdose.

The name of the man was not released.

With additional reporting by Sal Lopez