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Lethbridge police put out warning to public about 'bad batch' of opioids following deaths
Published Monday, January 7, 2019 9:47AM MST
Last Updated Monday, January 7, 2019 6:29PM MST
Police in Lethbridge are warning fentanyl users in the community about an extremely potent batch of opioids that are being circulated on city streets.
The warning comes after two people died from suspected overdoses over the last 24 hours.
Police believe that a ‘bad batch’ of opioids is making the rounds.
Officials are advising users to do so at a supervised consumption site or to have Naloxone and someone who knows how to use it nearby.
No further details are being released on the two deaths.
Lethbridge Police are warning opioid users to be aware of a bad batch of drugs in the area. Police have responded to 2 suspected overdose deaths in past 24 hours. Believe an extremely potent batch of opioids is in circulation. Users encouraged to use Supervised Consumption site pic.twitter.com/nPzr0AHiNJ— Terry Vogt (@CTVTerryVogt) January 7, 2019