Philadelphia police respond to a significant number of overdose-related incidents

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A new warning is coming from Philadelphia Police following several reports of a cluster of drug overdoses or dangerous drug reactions.

Police say between Friday afternoon and Saturday afternoon officers responded to a significant amount of overdose-related calls.

However, the medical examiner reports three apparent drug overdose deaths, which is average.

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Investigators are looking into what was in the drugs that led to the reports.


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