The man charged with mugging an elderly woman on Bridge Street in October was found dead at a west side laundromat on Thursday.
Authorities suspect that Mario Montaño, 32 of the 900 block of Union, died of a drug overdose.
Police were dispatched to the Mills Plaza Laundromat in the Mills Plaza Shopping Center shortly before 6 p.m. on Thursday.
“He was in a bathroom by himself,” Police Chief Juan Montaño told the Optic. He added that drug paraphernalia was also found.