Monday, March 12, 2007

Tapia overdoses!

By Chris Cozzone

Boxing legend Johnny Tapia was unconscious at an Albuquerque hospital Monday morning after apparently overdosing on cocaine in a hotel room, stated police reports. Tapia's wife, Teresa Tapia, called police at about 4:30 a.m. from the Country Inn and Suites on Pan American Freeway Northeast and said Tapia was having trouble breathing. Firefighters found the former world champ unconscious. He was taken to University of New Mexico Hospital, where he was still unconscious at 10:30 this morning, stated police Albuquerque spokeswoman Trish Hoffman.

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