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The medical examiner has responded to nine probable overdose deaths since Friday

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Posted at 11:28 AM, Jul 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-28 14:00:04-04

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office responded to five probable overdose deaths in less than five hours on Saturday.

Since Friday the medical examiner responded to nine probable overdose deaths in the Milwaukee area.

The medical examiner was called to the 600 block of North Plankinton on Saturday for the overdose deaths of an adult male and female.

According to the release, none of the other deaths appear to be related.