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One dead, three hospitalized after heroin overdoses in Beltrami County


BEMIDJI -- One person died and three others have been hospitalized after overdosing on heroin in Beltrami County on Saturday.

The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office and Bemidji Police Department each responded to two separate emergency calls on Saturday related to heroin overdoses, according to a release Sunday afternoon from the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office. One person died, and three other people are being treated at local medical facilities. No information on the time or location of the calls, or the genders or ages of the overdose victims has been released at this time.

"Law enforcement is concerned that heroin being distributed locally is causing the overdoses," the release said.


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