Schenectady Police investigating string of fatal suspected drug overdoses

Schenectady Police are investigating five suspected fatal overdoses in the last two days – including two Tuesday morning, they said.

Three overdoses were in the Hamilton Hill/Vale neighborhood, with two more in the Central State Street neighborhood.

They all involved injected or inhaled substances, police said.

Police are encouraging people to reach out for help if they or a loved one have a substance abuse issue.

MORE: Schenectady County Department of Public Health