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Merritt police see evidence of Fentanyl

Fentanyl seems to have made its way onto the streets of Merritt. There were two overdoses this week. Fortunately, no one died. We talked with an RCMP officer who has been following the cases.

It looks like the deadly drug Fentanyl has surfaced in Merritt after two overdoses.

Fentanyl a powerful synthetic drug that is often cut with other substances to create a cheaper high. (CBC)

It seems the dangerous drug Fentanyl has turned up in Merritt. Two people overdosed in a local hotel this week.  Luckily, first responders were able to save them. Constable Derrick Francis is with the Merritt RCMP. He works closely with drug users in the community. We reached him on his cell phone.

To hear the interview, click the link: Merritt police see evidence of Fentanyl

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