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Duluth police report increase in overdoses, apparently from heroin

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DULUTH, Minn. – A recent spate of overdoses, apparently involving the illegal use of heroin, prompted the Duluth Police Department to issue a warning Sunday.


Between April 26 and Saturday, police and emergency responders have handled four overdose cases in Duluth. Four individuals required emergency transport to local hospitals, but as of Sunday none of the cases had resulted in death.

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