British Columbia

New Westminster police warn of deadly unknown drug in the city

Police said one person is dead and another is in critical condition, after they bought pills from the same street level drug dealer.

The drugs came in pill form and were purchased from the same street level dealer

Police say the drugs were purchased in pill form, from the same dealer. (Liz McArthur CBC)

New Westminster police have issued an urgent warning for what they call a "lethal" strain of drugs in the city.

The department said one person has died and another remains in critical condition, after they bought pills from the same street level drug dealer.

Police said it's not yet clear what the drug is.

The case is under investigation and police are asking anyone with information to contact them at 604-525-5411.

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