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Medical examiner responded to 6 probable overdose deaths in less than 6 hours

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Posted at 7:46 AM, Feb 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-25 11:19:54-05

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner responded to multiple probable overdose deaths in Milwaukee on Monday.

The medical examiner says they responded to six incidents in a span of 5 and a half hours.

The victims in these cases range from ages 36 to 64.

In 2017, 401 overdose deaths were reported in Milwaukee County. 384 overdose deaths were reported in 2018.

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