2014-01-28


Testing Identifies Mixture of Heroin and Fentanyl in Stamp Bags

PITTSBURGH – Testing in the Drug Chemistry section of the Department of Laboratories Division of the Medical Examiner’s Office reveals that the stamp bags associated with the current overdose deaths marked “Theraflu” and “Bud Ice” contain a mixture of both Heroin and Fentanyl.

The presence of the powder form of Fentanyl indicates an illicit production of this drug. Ongoing investigation into these deaths will continue.

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