4th death reported in series of heroin overdoses on West, Northwest sides

More than a dozen people have reportedly suffered drug overdoses, four of them fatal, in what police are calling a “heroin epidemic” on Chicago’s West and Northwest sides.

As of Wednesday morning, a total of 17 overdoses have been reported, including the fatalities, according to Officer Jennifer Bryk, a Chicago Police Department spokeswoman.

Police initially reported that 17 people had been hospitalized in addition to several fatalities, but clarified Wednesday that the…

Original published: 2019-04-24 09:20:00 Read the full Chicago News here

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