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ME: 12 fatal heroin/fentanyl overdoses in 4 days

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Posted at 12:24 PM, Mar 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-17 12:45:05-04

There were 12 fatal overdoses over just four days in one county. 

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner announced Thursday that a total of 12 people had died in overdoses from Thursday, March 10 to Monday, March 14. 

The deaths were due to heroin, fentanyl, or both, according to the medical examiner. 

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According to the report, the deaths occurred in Parma, Cleveland, North Royalton, Cleveland Heights, Olmsted Township, Garfield Heights and Euclid.

Ages of the deceased ranged from 28 to 62.

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