Police: Dover Dad Likely First Overdose Death in the City this Year
Photo credit: Branden Rabideau/Facebook
DOVER - A man was found dead by cops Tuesday morning in what looks like a drug related death.
Branden Rabideau, 30, Dover, was found dead at a Union Court address the morning of Feb. 6.
The official cause of death has not been determined by the office of the chief medical examiner, but police are inferring it is drug related.
If Rabideau's death is a confirmed drug related death it will be the first of 2018 following 13 overdose deaths in 2017, police say.
Rabideau had been arrested a couple of times for drug related crimes prior to his death.
According to his obituary, Rabideau leaves behind a toddler son named Clayton.
Dover police encourage those suffering from addiction to reach out for help by visiting SOS Recovery Community Organization at 4 Broadway in Dover. The center is open Monday from 12-8pm, Tuesday through Friday from 9am-8 p.m. and Saturday from 12-8 p.m. They can also be reached at (603) 841-2350.
The NH Statewide Addiction Crisis Line is available 24/7 at 1.844.711.4357 (HELP).