In Warren, seven heroin overdoses so far this year

First responders rely on Narcan to bring overdose victims back from brink of death

By Ted Hayes
Posted 4/4/17

Warren’s first known heroin overdose of 2017 came just four days into the new year.Called to a Thompson Street apartment at 5:57 p.m., Warren rescue crews found a 56-year-old man lying on the …

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