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Metro East 12-year-old boy overdoses on synthetic drugs given to him by older brother

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BELLEVILLE, Il (KMOV.com) -- A 12-year-old Belleville boy had to be hospitalized after he overdosed on synthetic drugs and had a seizure in the family home in the 1000 block of Cool Valley Drive.

The boy received the drugs from his 18-year-old brother according to police. 

The brother is now being held by Belleville police.  The 12-year-old remains in the hospital. 

The Division of Family Services has been called in to investigate.

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