In-Custody Death: Synthetic Drugs Likely Found In Home

, Written by Craig Smullin, Posted: Mon, September 10 2012 at 4:39 PM, Updated: Mon, September 10 2012 at 4:44 PM

Days after 23-year old talent man Christopher LaDue Jr. died in police custody, the Jackson County Sheriff's Department says they believe he may have ingested a synthetic drug before his death... possibly synthetic cannabis. NBC-5's Craig Smullin has the story.

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Craig Smullin

Craig Smullin co-anchors NBC5 News at 6 and hosts the 5 on 5 Feature Interview on NBC5 News at 5. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Craig graduated from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California with a degree in Recreation Administration and Sports Management.

Since joining NBC5 News in 2005, Craig has performed virtually every job in the newsroom: News and Sports Reporter, Sports Anchor, Producer, series and segment Host and Anchor of NBC5 News at Sunrise and NBC5 News at 5. When he's not reporting news, Craig spends time with his wife, young son and two dogs. He is a dedicated fan of the San Francisco 49ers and Portland Trailblazers and loves snow boarding the slopes of Mt. Ashland.

Catch Craig co-anchoring with Natalie Hurd weekdays on NBC 5 News at 6pm.

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