Cuyahoga loses 8 to heroin, fentanyl overdoses

Posted at 8:49 PM, Mar 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-22 20:49:32-04

Between Thursday and Sunday, Cuyahoga County lost eight citizens to fatal heroin and fentanyl overdoses, the county Medical Examiner's Office reported on Tuesday. 

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office offered a chart listing the victims. It included six men and two women, with ages ranging from 23 to 61.  Three victims were from Cleveland, one was from Lakewood, one from Parma, one from South Euclid, one from Brook Park, and one from Strongsville. 


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