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Scottsdale police investigation drug-related death of woman

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Posted at 6:03 AM, Feb 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-13 08:03:06-05

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Police in Scottsdale say a woman who lost consciousness after being given heroin and then had multiple pans of hot water poured on her in a revival attempt has died from burn injuries.

They say 37-year-old Cassandra Love died on Sunday. Police say an investigation into the death is continuing and it's unclear if a man arrested in the incident will now face additional charges.

Officers responded to a reported overdose in Scottsdale on Feb. 3.

Authorities say 63-year-old Gary Rundle gave Love heroin and poured hot water on?her after she lost consciousness. Police say she was transported to a hospital in serious condition with severe burns over most of her body.