KSP: Suspected fentanyl-laced meth causing overdoses in Madison County

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) – State Police say suspected fentanyl-laced methamphetamine has led to a number of overdoses in Madison County.

Investigators say in just the last week, there have been five overdoses in the county that could be tied to the suspected fentanyl-laced meth; two of those people died.

Fentanyl is an opioid pain medication with a rapid onset and short duration of action.  It is 50-to-100 times more potent than morphine, according to health officials.

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