MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee County has already exceeded the total number of fentanyl-related deaths this year, compared to last year.
MKE Cty has exceeded total # fentanyl deaths from 2016. 101 deaths to date compared to 97 in all '16. 166 fentanyl deaths projected this yr
— Medical Examiner (@mkemedexamine) September 6, 2017
The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner reports 101 fentanyl-related deaths to date this year. In 2016, there were 97 total.
At this rate, the Medical Examiner’s Office projects 166 fentanyl-related deaths will occur this year.
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