Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Suspected in 4 Deaths

Police in Flint, Mich., are investigating four recent overdoses in their city.
3:00 | 02/05/14

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With the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman due to a possible heroin overdose making headlines. A lot of attention focused on -- dangerous drug especially when mixed with another narcotic. In the city of Flint, Michigan police are investigating what appears to be for heroin related deaths. Victims died just days apart and now investigators want to know if the heroin they used was cut with a powerful prescription narcotic fentanyl. They want to get the word out on just how lethal this combination -- news. We think that if if everybody knows maybe they'll be a little bit more. Aware and obviously we're gonna -- we can't ensure that no drugs -- -- In the city that's that's what our commitment is. It's not clear if the possible heroin victims were supplied by the same dealer.

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