Fort Worth Man Charged with Murder in Connection to Fentanyl Overdose

Fort Worth, Texas – A man in Fort Worth is facing a murder charge following the tragic death of a 21-year-old man from a fentanyl overdose in November 2023. Matthew Teran passed away due to fentanyl toxicity in his Fort Worth home on Nov. 6, 2023, as confirmed by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office. The accused, Ramiro Limon, also 21, has been arrested and charged with murder in connection to the overdose. The charges …

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Man faces murder charges in connection with Fort Worth fentanyl overdose fatality

Fort Worth, Texas – Authorities have announced the filing of murder charges in connection with a fentanyl overdose death occurring last November in Fort Worth. The incident sheds light on the concerning trend of fentanyl-related fatalities in the area. The Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office revealed that the accused individual has been taken into custody following an investigation into the death in question. The case highlights the deadly consequences of fentanyl abuse and trafficking in …

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Rising Xylazine-Related Deaths in Hawaii Raises Alarms Amidst Fentanyl Epidemic

HONOLULU, Hawaii – The use of xylazine, a horse tranquilizer, in drug mixtures has led to four overdose deaths in Hawaii last year. The addition of xylazine to drugs like fentanyl has been found to prolong the high for users. Gary Yabuta, executive director of the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas program, reported that the four deaths occurred on Oahu and Maui in 2023, marking a significant increase from the previous three years, in which …

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Colorado Springs Authorities Arrest Suspects in Fentanyl Overdose Death Investigation

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Two suspects have been arrested in connection to a fentanyl overdose death investigation that began in 2022. Hailee Helton and Thomas Galiano III were apprehended in Colorado Springs on Thursday, as reported by Colorado Springs police. The investigation, which originated in August 2022, focused on multiple fentanyl overdose deaths in El Paso County. Helton and Galiano were also identified as suspects in another overdose case in Pueblo County. Federal arrest warrants …

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WilCo Man Faces First Murder Charge in Connection with Fentanyl Overdose

GEORGETOWN, Texas – A Williamson County man has been charged with murder in connection to a fentanyl overdose death, marking the county’s first murder charge related to the deadly drug. The accused, John Smith, was arrested after an investigation into the death of Jane Doe, who overdosed on fentanyl in June. According to authorities, Smith supplied the drugs that led to Doe’s death. Fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid, has been increasingly linked to overdose deaths …

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eugene police department issues fentanyl warning as overdose deaths spike

EUGENE, Ore. – The Eugene Police Department (EPD) has responded to a troubling increase in overdose-related deaths since Wednesday, August 2, 2023. At least 8 such deaths have been reported, prompting concern and caution from local authorities. While the Lane County Medical Examiner is working to determine the exact cause of death in each case, early investigations indicate a likely connection to illicit drug use, particularly fentanyl. This sudden surge in overdose fatalities has raised …

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Multiple Overdose-Related Deaths in Eugene, Oregon Linked to Fentanyl Use

EUGENE, Ore. – Recent reports from the Eugene Police Department (EPD) indicate a concerning surge in overdose-related deaths since Wednesday, August 2, 2023. At least 8 individuals have been found deceased, with initial investigations pointing to a possible connection to illicit drug use, particularly involving fentanyl. The significant increase in deaths over such a short period has raised red flags for law enforcement, prompting EPD to issue a public warning about the potential increase in …

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First Responders in Rio Grande Valley Struggle to Combat Increasing Fentanyl Overdoses

HARLINGEN, Texas – First responders in the Rio Grande Valley are facing an alarming increase in fentanyl-related overdose calls, with authorities reporting a spike in fatal overdoses linked to the potent synthetic opioid. Cameron County officials have documented 12 overdose cases suspected to involve fentanyl in the past week, with eight of those cases resulting in death. Law enforcement agencies are working tirelessly to locate the source of the dangerous batch of drugs responsible for …

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Investigation Underway After 3 Die from Fentanyl Poisoning in Cheraw Area

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Authorities in Chesterfield County, South Carolina are investigating three deaths suspected to be related to fentanyl poisoning. The incidents occurred on August 21, 2023, in the vicinity of McQueen Road near Chesterfield and Cheraw. The Sheriff’s Office responded to the calls reporting the incidents between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. According to the Sheriff’s Office, two victims were found on McQueen Road, with another individual having passed away earlier that day in …

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Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office investigating multiple deaths from fentanyl poisoning

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, S.C. – Law enforcement authorities in Chesterfield County, South Carolina are investigating a series of deaths in the Cheraw area, suspected to be linked to fentanyl poisoning. Captain Wayne Jordan of the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office reported the ongoing investigation, with the involvement of the Chesterfield County Coroner, Lancaster County Coroner, and State Law Enforcement Division (SLED). Sheriff Campbo Streater issued a public warning, urging residents not to handle or consume any substances …

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