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Coroner's Office Reports Drug Overdose Death Spike


The Franklin County Coroner's Office has issued an alert following a drug overdose death spike from 3 p.m. on Friday to 12:30 a.m. on Saturday.  

Officials report five overdose deaths. Most happened on the east side. Officials say users should carry naloxone and test their substances with Fentanyl testing strips. More information is available at the websites of Franklin County Public Health and Columbus Public Health.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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