Despite promising data showing a decline in fatal overdoses in the state, the number of fatal overdoses have increased to 47, surpassing this time last year.
Investigators found signs of heroin and fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opiate, at the Ward Street residence where two brothers died in the same room June 18 in Burlington. Police suspect that brothers Sean and Dennis Thibault, ages 32 and 34 respectively, died from a drug overdose. If so, they will be the latest fatalities in […]
City police report 30 drug overdoses, not all fatal, through June 12. That compares to 37 in all of 2014 and does not include two brothers who died of suspected ODs last week.
In 2013 there were 62 drug overdose deaths in Vermont from Schedule II, III or IV drugs, the report says. In 2006 there were 57 overdose deaths.