Police officer ‘dies of heroin overdose after he and his girlfriend spent hours at motel drinking and taking drugs’

By ASSOCIATED PRESS and ARIEL ZILBER FOR DAILYMAIL.COM

Authorities say an off-duty Baltimore police officer who followed in his father’s footsteps and chose law enforcement as a career suffered a fatal heroin overdose at a motel.

Officer Joseph Banks Jr died Friday at a motel in Halethorpe.

The 25-year-old had been assigned to the juvenile booking unit, The Baltimore Sun reported.

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