Weyburn, Sask., police report 2 suspected drug overdose deaths, 1 revival

The Weyburn Police Service recently responded to three suspected drug overdoses within 36 hours this week.

Officers first responded around 12 a.m. on Wednesday to a medical event in the east end of the city.

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Police members administered doses of naloxone as a result of the man being in cardiac arrest due to a suspected drug overdose and did CPR until EMS arrived and took over medical care.

The efforts of police and EMS were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead, according to a press release.

Another call during the late evening hours of Wednesday reporting a man in medical distress just outside the west edge of city limits.  He was taken to Weyburn General Hospital but did not survive, police said.

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The third suspected overdose was reported in the city at 1 p.m. on Thursday. During this call, police said the man found unconscious was revived after being administered Narcan by a responding officer as well as being treated by EMS personnel.

Weyburn is approximately 105 km southeast of Regina.

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