NEWS RELEASE 2/3/2014
|HEROIN/FENTANYL LETHAL DRUG MIXTURE ALERT|
Occurred (Day/Date/Time): MONDAY FEBRUARY 3, 2014
Location: FLINT POLICE DEPT.
Injury/ Medical Condition: 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.