Police issue warning after spate of heroin overdoses


WALLA WALLA — Police issued a warning Thursday over killer heroin that has caused numerous overdoses in the last eight weeks and possibly two deaths.

Walla Walla County Coroner Richard Greenwood said he is still waiting for toxicology reports to return, but said the two deaths were most likely caused by heroin overdoses.

Police warned that the heroin may be of a higher purity level or cut with unknown substances.

Anyone with information on the source of the heroin is urged to call authorities at 527-4434.


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