MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee County medical examiner on Wednesday, Jan. 2 began autopsies on 17 people who died over the New Year's holiday weekend. The deaths took place between Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.
Most of the deaths are under investigation by Milwaukee police. The youngest victim was just 2 years old.
The death investigations include:
- Six probable overdose deaths
- Three homicides
- Five motor vehicle fatalities
- Three natural causes