Heroin, Fentanyl Suspected in Three Rochester Overdoses
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- Rochester first responders revived three people who experienced a drug overdose over the weekend.
Police Captain Casey Moilanen said officers administered Narcan to a 24-year-old man, 71-year-old man and 31-year-old woman. The men were brought to St. Mary’s Hospital for further evaluation and the woman declined receiving additional medical attention.
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Moilanen said heroin and fentanyl appeared to have been the cause for the overdoses and victims do not appear to be connected. The overdoses occurred in three different neighborhoods across Rochester.
If you or someone you know if struggling with drug and/or alcohol dependence, help is available through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website. To speak to someone on the phone, dial 1-800-622-HELP (1-800-622-4357) or send a text message to 1-800-487-4889.