Police: 'Bad' heroin batch causes multiple overdoses

May 4, 2013 6:19:24 PM PDT
Authorities believe a bad batch of heroin being sold in Camden is to blame for multiple overdoses over the weekend.

Police say three people were brought to Cooper University Hospital on Friday night for treatment of heroin overdose.

Investigators say these overdoses may have been caused by a batch of heroin that contained toxic and potentially fatal elements.

Officials will be testing the drugs to determine its composition.

The source of the botched heroin batches is still unknown.

The Camden County Prosecutor's Office and the Camden County Police Department and continuing to investigate.