Dayton father arrested after 13-year-old’s deadly overdose

Robert Wylie (Photo: Montgomery County Jail)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A 13-year-old who overdosed on heroin has died, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.

Nathan Wylie died Saturday at Dayton Children’s Medical Center, the Coroner’s Office says.

The boy’s father, Robert Wylie, was arrested and is still in the Montgomery County Jail.

According to a police report on the March 28 incident, the father and another man brought the teenager to a fire station on South Broadway Tuesday night. The boy was unconscious when they arrived.

Medics believed the boy was suffering from a heroin overdose. They administered the overdose antidote Narcan and took him to Miami Valley Hospital. He was later transferred to Dayton Children’s Hospital. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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