Heroin causes multiple overdoses in Trumbull

A potentially deadly batch of heroin is spreading across Connecticut. Police in Trumbull say they've seen three near deadly overdoses in just the past two

Police say they've seen three near deadly overdoses from a new batch of heroin in Trumbull.

Police say they've seen three near deadly overdoses from a new batch of heroin in Trumbull. (4/24/15)

TRUMBULL - A potentially deadly batch of heroin is spreading across Connecticut.

Police in Trumbull say they've seen three near deadly overdoses in just the past two weeks.

They say the new batch of heroin is laced with a synthetic drug called fentanyl.

Trumbull police say they're working with other area departments to see if the drugs are coming from a single source.

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