Heroin Deaths

Two more people have died from suspected heroin overdoses in Rockford this week.

Winnebago Deputy Coroner Doug McPherson said the recent influx of heroin deaths could be caused by people using narcotics that have been cut with a foreign substance.

A similar problem was reported in Chicago last week.

Further testing is being done at this time. Results should be released late next week.
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Winnebago Deputy Coroner Doug McPherson said the recent influx of heroin deaths could be caused by people using narcotics that have been cut with a foreign substance.

A similar problem was reported in Chicago last week.

Further testing is being done at this time. Results should be released late next week.


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