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Fargo police to address fatal opioid overdoses

FARGO - Law enforcement officers will hold a press conference Sunday to address a rash of narcotic and opioid overdoses over the past week, including three deaths.Police and other law enforcement officials will provide details surrounding the inc...

FARGO – Law enforcement officers will hold a press conference Sunday to address a rash of narcotic and opioid overdoses over the past week, including three deaths.

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Police and other law enforcement officials will provide details surrounding the incidents. At least four of seven incidents are believed to be linked to narcotic- or opioid-related overdoses, according to a media advisory issued Saturday by Deputy Chief Joe Anderson of the Fargo Police Department.

The four incidents resulted in three deaths.

"An investigation is under way into the cause of these deaths, the type of drug suspected to be involved, and if the cases are related," Anderson said in the advisory.

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Anyone with knowledge about these incidents or information about the distribution of opioid drugs in the area is asked to contact law enforcement.

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