5 Opiate Overdose Deaths in Cleveland Overnight

CLEVELAND, OH - Five people were killed in Cleveland overnight because of opiates. 

Cleveland Police say they responded to 18 separate opiate related incidents. 20 victims were involved including 5 fatalities. 

Northeast Ohio has been ground zero of sorts for opioid-related issues over the past year. Ohio U.S. Senator Rob Portman has said about 200,000 opioid addicts live in the state. 

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Josh Boose is a two-time Emmy winning news anchor currently serving as an anchor and reporter for Newsradio WTAM 1100. A veteran journalist, Boose has worked for broadcast stations affiliated with every major television network in America. 

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