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Posted on: October 18, 2019

[ARCHIVED] BREAKING: Two deaths confirmed in 48-hour overdose spike

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield / Greene County Public Safety officials have confirmed two deaths among a recent spike of opioid drug overdoses in the area. From Wednesday, Oct. 16 to 2 p.m., Oct. 18, the number of overdoses (including the two deaths) has reached 20.

That is all the information to report at this time.

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Media contact: Cora Scott, Director of Public Information & Civic Engagement, City of Springfield, 417-380-3352.

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