Eastlake police report details death of Rick Adams, 20-year-old who stopped the sex assault of a child

News

Rick Adams, Courtesy: GoFundMe

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

EASTLAKE, Ohio – Eastlake police have released a police report on the death of Rick Adams.

The 20-year-old was hailed as a hero for assaulting a 17-year-old who he said was molesting a child.

On Monday, police responded to a home on E. 337th around 11:30 p.m. on a report of an overdose.

When officers arrived, they found a man with no pulse in a bed. That man was identified as Rick Adams.

According to the police report, police found a white powder substance and a broken piece of an off-white colored pill.

Adams was declared dead at Lake West Hospital.

Evidence has been turned over to the Lake County Crime Lab.

Continuing coverage here.

FOX 8 Cleveland Weather // Quick Links:

Hot on FOX 8

More Viral

continue reading override