At least three people are confirmed dead and four were hospitalized on the south side of Pittsburgh, after a “party or event” according to police.
Police are looking for a party or event which may have distributed orange paper wrist bands. All seven victims were wearing orange paper wrist bands when they were found by police. The deaths and hospitalizations are being considered a drug-related overdose, according to press release. The seven victims had been together and then went to an apartment where “they apparently overdosed on drugs. The victims all took the narcotics at the same time and in the same location. Five victims were found in one apartment and another victim was found in an elevator outside the apartment. An additional victim was located on the street.
Three of the four men who were hospitalized are in stable condition, police said. One is in critical condition.
Pittsburgh police are investigating the deaths and asked for anyone with information to contact them at (412) 323-7141.
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