13 Overdose Deaths In Cuyahoga County Over Holiday Weekend


(Cleveland) - The deaths of at least 13 people in Cuyahoga County over the Memorial Day weekend are related to suspected drug overdoses.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office says the deaths of at least nine men and four women can be likely attributed to drugs.  The victims ranged in age from a 21-year-old woman from Cincinnati who died in Cuyahoga County, up to a 60-year-old man from North Olmsted.

Other drug overdose victims were from Lakewood, Westlake, Broadview Heights, Parma, and Cleveland.

Ten of the victims were white, three were black.

All of the overdoses are still under investigation.

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