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Overdose Death Update
4/11/2018
 
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The Centre County District Attorney speaking out after another deadly heroin overdose case. A Pittsburgh area man accused of selling drugs that killed a Penn State student was in court today. The D.A. says "those buying heroin are playing Russian Roulette with their lives." Police say in early January, Grover sold William Denton both Heroin and Methamphetamines. A short time later, Denton was found dead in his dorm room. The Heroin was actually found to be Methyl Fentanyl, usually prescribed to treat cancer patients. Testing showed the drug to be over 5,000 times stronger than Morphine. That prompted the District Attorney's Russian Roulette comment, as users don't know what they are buying. Experts point to Fentanyl in the huge spike in the number of overdose deaths. Grover waved a preliminary hearing on Wednesday and remains jailed.
  
 
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