Kindersley RCMP are investigating what they believe are two drug overdoeses and are concerned for public safety.
On Tuesday, a 22 year old man suffered a drug overdose and survived with treatment at hospital. Late yesterday morning, there was another 22 year old man in medical distress at a home in Kindersley who died. RCMP say while the death is still under investigation they believe his death is the result of a drug overdose. RCMP are warning street drugs are often sold as one thing but can contain other substances like fentanyl.
And RCMP say if anyone has an illicit drug they think may contain fentanyl or carfentanil, do not handle or touch them, call 9-1-1- and leave the area. Mounties also say that fentanly, carfentanil and other illicit opioids are a top priority, with RCMP collaborating with domestic and international law enforcement persuing criminal networks.