Cleveland police: 20 drug overdoses, including 5 deaths this weekend

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CLEVELAND — Officers in Cleveland this weekend responded to 18 opiate-related incidents.

According to a news release, of the 20 drug overdose victims reported, five of them died.

Police and EMS responded on Saturday to a house on West 174th Street to investigate the death of a man and a woman, who reportedly died of a heroin overdose.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office is investigating all of the fatalities.

Further details regarding the drug-related incidents were not immediately released.

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