Five NJ Mall workers overdosed on Fentanyl in the garage
Five girls New shirt Police said mall employees were found to have overdosed on fentanyl inside the mall’s garage.
The women, who have not been named, were able to revive with CPR and Narcan when they overdosed on the dangerous drug downstairs in the garage at Shops at Riverside in Hackensack around 5:30pm, according to New York Post Office.
Four out of five women were taken to the hospital for treatment, all working at shopping malls
Four of the five women were taken to a nearby hospital, but their condition remained unclear as of Friday. The fifth woman refused treatment at the scene, according to authorities.
All five are between the ages of 29 and 41, fox 5 report.
Authorities say they believe the women, all of whom work at the mall, ingested the deadly narcotic fentanyl,
#NEWS: 5 mall employees – all female – taken to hospital after overdose of fentanyl in New Jersey garage pic.twitter.com/HsXkD6iXBq
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“I want to assure the community that we are in the process of thoroughly investigating this matter to find the source of this dangerous substance and will do everything in our power to prosecute those responsible. at the highest level of the law,” said Hackensack Police Department Officer Captain Michael Antista.
Authorities investigate the “source of this dangerous substance” and threaten to arrest the victim’s agents
He added: “I want to thank the amazing men and women of the Hackensack Police Department for their quick response and once again demonstrating their expertise in times of crisis.”
Fentanyl is often mixed with other drugs, specifically heroin, to make users more high. But even people with high tolerance often fall victim and die from drugs.
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In this picture is enough Fentanyl to kill an Adult. Now you know! pic.twitter.com/iraJr9jd7z
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The mayor said the Sheriff’s Office and the District Attorney are both working together on the investigation
Hackensack Mayor John Labrosse went on to say that the city is working with the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office and the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office on the investigation.
“It is heartbreaking to see the terrible damage caused by these illegal and dangerous substances,” says Labrosse.
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