Heroin Overdoses Claim Four Lives in Macomb County in Five Days


We're constantly reminded that the opioid-heroin crisis is real.

The Macomb County Sheriff's Office was called to six heroin overdoses within the past five days, the office said in a Friday news release, Sarah Rahal of The Detroit News reports. Four of those resulted in death.

Of the six overdoses, a brother and sister were saved on Monday with Narcan carried by deputies.

"All of the overdoses have been from heroin believed to be laced with fentanyl," the sheriff's office says.

The four deaths are:

  • A21-year-old woman from Warren who died Tuesday.
  • A 27-year-old woman from Mount Clemens who died Wednesday.
  • Two Mount Clemens men, 51 and 62, died Friday.
Read more:  Detroit News

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