NEW BEDFORD - A 22-year-old woman is dead of an apparent overdose.

New Bedford Police responded to the woman's Holly Street home after 4 P.M. Monday and performed CPR on the woman. She was transported to St. Luke's Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Evidence of drug use was found in her home.

Police and the medical examiner's office are investigating the death.

It was the second fatal overdose of the year in the city, after a 54-year-old man died after suffering from an overdose early that morning.

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