Two dead from drug related incident in Atascadero

Two people are dead and another is in the hospital following a narcotics-related incident in Atascadero on Saturday.

Shortly after 1 p.m., officers responded to a report that three adults were unresponsive at a home on the 4000 block of Rosita Avenue. The officers discovered two of the people had died and a third was in distress.

An ambulance transported the living victim to a local hospital for treatment.

Officials are not releasing the names of the deceased pending notification of their next of kin. An investigation into the deaths is ongoing.