Rash of opioid-related overdoses spurs offer of assistance

MPD reaches out to help following 12 suspected cases in 24 hours

By Updated: May 25, 2019 12:10 AM CT | Published: May 25, 2019 12:08 AM CT

Memphis police and other authorities reached out to the community Friday with information about available resources after a dozen suspected opioid-related overdoses in a 24-hour period.


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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Binghampton, Frayser, North Memphis and Raleigh for The Daily Memphian. Omer previously covered county government. He is also a former reporter at The Jackson Sun and a University of Memphis graduate.

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