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drug overdose

Bill Schuette
State of Michigan / michigan.gov

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says his office is treating cases of fatal drug overdoses as murder investigations.

Washtenaw County Health Department

Drug overdose deaths in Washtenaw County declined last year, according to county health department officials. The survey also uncovered a disturbing trend--the drug fentanyl is being found in more overdose cases than in previous years.