Lewis and Clark Sheriff: Four Dead From Pills Laced with Fentanyl
March 2, 2022
Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton said Tuesday there have been four fentanyl-related deaths in Lewis and Clark County in the past month, warning they were likely caused by a counterfeit pill touted as a legitimate prescription drug.
“Evidence gathered at the scene leads us to believe these are fentanyl-related,” Dutton said.
Dutton said toxicology and autopsy reports are pending. One of the deaths is believed to be a suicide and the others are considered accidents.
He said the death believed to be a suicide happened on Jan. 21, and the other fentanyl-related deaths occurred on J...