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County in Crisis: A Closer Look at Fentanyl-Related Deaths in San Diego
Story by Dorian Hargrove • Feb 27, KFMB San Diego
A 13-year-old dead at a Kearny Mesa hospital. The cause of death: “Acute Fentanyl Intoxication.”
A 15-year-old found dead in a Pacific Beach apartment. The cause of death: an accidental overdose of fentanyl, alprazolam, and alcohol.
A 32-year-old collapsed and died at a Jack in the Box restaurant in Oceanside from fentanyl and alcohol intoxication.
Another 32-year-old found dead inside a portable toilet at Harborside Park in Chula Vista.
Meanwhile, a 50-year-old collapsed and died inside a public restroom at Fanuel Beach on the bay in Pacific Beach.
These, are just five of the 1,772 fentanyl-related deaths that the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office has recorded since January 2019, according to public records that CBS 8 obtained and analyzed.
The deaths span the entire county, affecting almost every community and zip code.
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