Deputies investigating after numerous heroin overdoses

3 years 6 months 2 weeks ago Sunday, November 02 2014 Nov 2, 2014 Sunday, November 02, 2014 10:45:41 PM CST November 02, 2014 in News
By: Melissa Zygowicz, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

OSAGE COUNTY - Deputies were dispatched to a farm near Koeltztown Sunday afternoon where a motor cross event was being hosted to assist with what was believed to be numerous heroin overdoses. Several hundred people were in attendance of the event when deputies arrived.

Sheriff's deputies and investigator's from the Lake Area Enforcement group were on-scene for several hours interviewing multiple people.

One person was arrested at the event and four others have been detained and transported to the Osage County Sheriff's Office for questioning.

One female patient was airlifted from the event as she was unresponsive. A male patient was also transported by ground ambulance from the scene.

Additional information will be released as the investigation continues. We will keep you updated.

 

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