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Three fatal heroin overdoses in Wilmington

WILMINGTON -- Wilmington has had three fatal heroin overdoses since December 1 and police are concerned. Police have alerted other police agencies, the treatment community, and us, so that we can alert you. On December 6 a 16-year old male died in a College Road motel room. On January 8 a 24-year-old male died in a residence on Shipyard Boulevard. Just six days ago a 48-year-old man died in a residence on 30 Street. In a fourth case, a 19-year-old woman with an infant overdosed in a restaurant restroom on Carolina Beach Road. She nearly died.

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