Name of possible overdose victim released
August 25, 2011
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the woman who died from a possible drug overdose last week.
Nicole Steffke, 26, was found dead about 12:30 a.m. Aug. 18 in a living room at a residence on the 700 block of Tata Lane. Steffke’s name was included on a coroner’s log sheet.
Steffke’s nature of death is consistent with a heroin overdose, but her cause of death is pending the results of toxicology tests, said Lt. David Stevenson.