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Amsterdam police investigating heroin overdoses

December 16, 2016 06:15 AM

AMSTERDAM – Amsterdam police have investigated several heroin overdoses in the last few weeks.

They're waiting for toxicology and autopsy reports But there is a possibility two recent fatalities were the result of heroin laced with fentanyl, a synthetic opioid that is 50-100 times more potent than morphine.

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If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, you are urged to seek treatment.

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