Drumheller RCMP Issue Warning to Public Following Deaths from Suspected Drug OverdosePosted on Feb. 21 2021
Drumheller, Alta. – On Feb. 20, 2021, at 7:42 p.m, Drumheller RCMP received a 911 call of sudden deaths at a residence in Drumheller.
Drumheller RCMP attended the residence, along with emergency medical services. It is known at this time that three individuals are deceased as a result of what is believed to be suspected drug overdoses.
The Drumheller RCMP are issuing a warning to the public as it is suspected that these deaths may be associated to drugs that may be laced with lethal quantities of opioid-related substances such as fentanyl, carfentanil or methamphetamines.
Drumheller RCMP remain on scene and continue to investigate. This investigation is preliminary and no further details are available at this time.
Corporal Deanna Fontaine
Media Relations Officer
Alberta RCMP Media Relations Group