Fentanyl

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Sloane Martin
March 09, 2019 - 4:53 pm
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is warning about counterfeit opioid pills that actually contain fentanyl called "Mexican Oxy." Fentanyl is an extremely strong, and too-often-fatal opioid. Most users are not aware of fentanyl's presence when they consume an opioid. The Blue Earth County...
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Sloane Martin
June 14, 2018 - 6:15 am
A Twin Cities woman already serving time for selling heroin that led to two overdose deaths will be sentenced Thursday for another one. Beverly Burrell was found guilty in April in the death of 31-year-old Dustin Peltier in 2016. Officials say Burrell knowingly sold fentanyl-laced heroin that...
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April 23, 2018 - 5:46 pm
By Amy Forliti, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Prince's heirs are suing Walgreens and the Illinois hospital that treated him after he suffered a drug overdose just a week before he died. Prince was 57 when he was found in an elevator at his Paisley Park estate on April 21, 2016. He died from...
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April 19, 2018 - 12:11 pm
By Amy Forliti, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — No criminal charges will be filed in Prince's death, and evidence shows that the musician thought he was taking a common painkiller instead of a counterfeit pill containing the fentanyl that killed him, a Minnesota prosecutor said Thursday. Carver...
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March 27, 2018 - 7:48 am
CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) - A toxicology report from Prince's autopsy shows he had exceedingly high concentrations of fentanyl throughout his body when he died. Prince was 57 when he was found alone and unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park estate on April 21, 2016. Public data released six...
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