Two men found dead in Butler apartment

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Butler City police said they suspect two men found dead in an apartment this afternoon overdosed on drugs.

Kenneth Donald Vogel, 56, and John F. Frazier, 55, were found in Mr. Frazier's apartment in the 100 block of Wyle Avenue at around 5:35 p.m.

Mr. Vogel had been reported missing and a description of his truck had been broadcast on the news. Mr. Frazier's neighbor called police after he saw a truck matching the description outside of Mr. Frazier's apartment.

An officer who responded saw a body through one of the window. Officers then forced their way into the apartment, where they found another body.

In a news release, police said the deaths were "suspected to be fatal drug overdoses with no indication of foul play at this time" and offered no additional details.

A final determination with be made following an autopsy.


Moriah Balingit: mbalingit@post-gazette.com or 412-263-2533.


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