Digital Extra: Experts Say Using Heroin Like Playing Russian Roulette

July 02, 2017 09:44 PM

The opioid epidemic is taxing death investigations like never before. Many of those dying of overdoses are killing themselves accidentally, because they have no idea the drugs they're taking are deadly.

In this special Digital Extra, Hennepin County Medical Examiner Dr. Andrew Baker and Dr. Fred Apple, director of the Hennepin County Toxicology Laboratory, have an important message for parents and young people.

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Kevin Doran

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