Grande Prairie, Alberta – Grande Prairie RCMP responded early this morning to a residence regarding suspected multiple drug overdoses.
Emergency medical services were already on scene when RCMP attended and confirmed that two adult males were deceased. Three other adult males and one female were transported to hospital due to their condition. Preliminary investigation revealed that the substance used was a crystalized bluish/purple substance.
Police would like to bring awareness to local residents of the possibility that street level drugs in our area may be unknowingly laced with drugs, such as fentanyl, carfentanil, 2-Fluorordeschloroketamine, or methamphetamines. As such these substances could represent a threat to persons handling it without taking appropriate health and safety precautions. There is an increased risk when different drugs are combined with each other and the user is unaware of the content of the drugs they are consuming.
Grande Prairie RCMP continue to investigate.
Police are requesting residents to contact Grande Prairie RCMP at 780-830-5701 if they find any suspicious substances, and avoid contact with it. If you have any information regarding any suspicious incidents, or have knowledge of any drug activity in our region, please contact the Grande Prairie RCMP, or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 TIPS” available through the Apple App of Google Play Store.
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