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Rash of overdoses prompts warning from Oliver and Osoyoos RCMP

A sudden increase in overdoses in the South Okanagan has police in Osoyoos and Oliver concerned.
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October 08, 2015 - 4:07 PM

PENTICTON - Osoyoos and Oliver RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance following a spike in drug overdoses in the two South Okanagan communities.

The RCMP detachments in both towns have recently become aware of a sudden increase in illicit drug overdoses taking place, according to a media release.

Police say they are conducting an investigation along with the Interior Health Authority, but as yet have been unable to confirm the cause or the type of drug being used.

Police are urging caution as the cause of the overdoses remain unknown.

Anyone with information are being asked to contact the RCMP in Osoyoos at 250-495-7236 or Oliver at 250-418-3422.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Steve Arstad at sarstad@infonews.ca or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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