NEWS RELEASE   2/3/2014

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HEROIN/FENTANYL LETHAL DRUG MIXTURE ALERT
Complaint: N/A

Occurred (Day/Date/Time): MONDAY FEBRUARY 3, 2014

Location: FLINT POLICE DEPT.

Injury/ Medical Condition: N/A

Weapon: N/A

Suspects: N/A

Synopsis of Incident: FPD has reason to believe that the recent deaths of 4 individuals resulting from heroin use are due to the introduction of the pharmaceutical fentanyl to the heroin.

Police are awaiting toxicology reports to confirm this link, but strongly believe that a heroin mixture of potentially lethal dose is being circulated in the community. The Flint Police Department views this as a public health concern and is asking anyone with information on the lethal drug mixture to call 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

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