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NH Medical Examiner releases 2017 drug-related death statistics

CONCORD — Is heroin the problem? NH1 examines the Chief Medical Examiner’s statistics for New Hampshire’s drug overdose deaths in 2016 and 2017. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner published a report Wednesday on the drug-related deaths over the … Continue reading

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NH AG announce indictments for two cases of carfentanil possession

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office has been actively investigating and prosecuting carfentanil possession and distribution cases for the past few months and announced two different indictments Tuesday. Jillian Broomstein of Franklin was arrested and indicted for possession … Continue reading

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New Hampshire man suspected in Wisconsin carfentanil deaths

Authorities believe a New Hampshire man is connected to carfentanil deaths here in Wisconsin. Manchester police say they found trace amounts of the elephant tranquilizer in the home of 24-year-old Preston Thorpe last week. Thorpe ran and his apartment was … Continue reading

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AG: Carfentanil Kills 3 in N.H.

New Hampshire state officials have confirmed the first deaths in the state from carfentanil, the most potent form of the synthetic opioid fentanyl. Carfentanil is commonly used as an elephant tranquilizer.Two men in Manchester died from the drug on March … Continue reading

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