20 died from heroin/fentanyl in last quarter of 2013

According to the Erie County Medical Examiner’s Officer, 20 people died in the last three months of 2013 due to heroin or fentanyl overdoses.

The Erie County Health Department says that heroin now circulating may contain a mix of heroin and fentanyl or could even be pure fentanyl.

Four people recently died from overdoses in WNY. Read more here.

WIVB.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

blog comments powered by Disqus