Dangerous Drug Carfentanil Blamed in 5 Minnesota Overdoses

From US News:

Minnesota authorities said Thursday that the dangerous drug carfentanil is to blame for five recent overdose deaths in the state, and could be a factor in up to five additional cases where confirmation is pending.

The confirmed overdoses represent the first known carfentanil deaths in Minnesota, said Andrew Baker, chief Hennepin County Medical Examiner. The five overdoses happened from Jan. 30 through Feb. 17 in Minneapolis, Apple Valley and Faribault, and the victims ranged in age from 23 years old to 43 years old.

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