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January 27, 2015 at 1:46 PM

Heroin deaths in Snohomish County a serious problem

The Associated Press EVERETT — The Snohomish Health District says deaths from heroin and drugs like oxycodone are a serious problem in the county, which includes Everett. From 2011 to 2013 the county had about 20 percent of such deaths in Washington, although it has about only 10 percent of the state population. To help prevent overdose deaths…

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September 28, 2013 at 11:08 AM

Father out of hospital, in jail after suspected overdose of young son

The conditions of a Redmond man and his 4-year-old son have improved since they were hospitalized following a suspected heroin overdose, according to the Redmond Police Department. In a news release, the department said the father has been transferred to police custody and booked into the King County Jail on attempted first-degree murder and related charges. Police and…

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