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Four overdose on cocaine laced with fentanyl in Over-the-Rhine

The Hamilton County coroner said that four people overdosed on cocaine laced with fentanyl over the weekend in Over-the-Rhine. The overdose was originally thought to be caused by heroin. (FILE PHOTO: WKRC)

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - New information has emerged about a rash of overdoses in the Tri-State.

According to Hamilton County's coroner, four people likely overdosed on cocaine laced with fentanyl over the weekend. Cincinnati Police originally thought the overdoses were caused by heroin.

Those four overdosed in Over-the-Rhine. Medics were called to East McMicken on Saturday evening for four people together in a car. Two of them could not be revived. The other two were taken to the hospital.


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