Dangerous Heroin Batch Blamed For Recent Rash Of Overdoses In South Jersey

February 1, 2015 6:44 PM

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Dangerous Heroin Batch Blamed For Recent Rash Of Overdoses In South Jersey

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — Law enforcement officials say some recent heroin overdoses in southern New Jersey are apparently linked to an extremely dangerous batch of the drug that’s been blamed for at least one death.

Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain the heroin bags are stamped in purple letters with the phrase, “1 Stop.” He says five people were treated at hospitals for overdoses on Saturday, and one of them later died.

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