The city of Philadelphia saw at least 28 overdose deaths from a combination of fentanyl-laced heroin over a period of approximately 47 days in March and April 2014. That may not be all the overdose deaths attributed to the powerful drug combo as 7 more autopsies are awaiting toxicology reports.
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The Detroit Boys were arrested is a sweep for allegedly selling drugs in Ohio. Officials found crack cocaine and heroin with a high purity level.
The heroin was being sold as Fentanyl, a powerful narcotic painkiller, in colored paper folds. However, there was no Fentanyl in the mix. It was high-grade heroin mixed with other drugs.
The drug has been linked to several overdose deaths in the Wood County, Ohio area.