From the September 1978 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Killer at large in D.C.

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

A sampling of autopsies by the District of Columbia medical examiner indicates that more than half of the deaths were related to alcohol. The findings were from a six-month period and were included in the annual report by the office of Dr. James L. Luke.

The study, covering a six-month period, reviewed the results of 604 autopsies and found that 53% of the deaths were related to...

-- Jacqueline Bolder

Washington, District of Columbia