Oswego City Police and University Police at SUNY Oswego are investigating three suspected heroin overdoses that occurred overnight, two in the City of Oswego and one on the college campus.
All three victims are students at SUNY Oswego. The campus victim died. The other two were treated and are recovering at Oswego Hospital. Relatives of all of the involved students have been notified.
Oswego City Police and University Police are working together to determine the circumstances surrounding the incidents.
While the investigation continues, both police departments are cautioning everyone regarding the potential lethality of heroin that may be circulating in the area.
SUNY Oswego issued the following message via the NY Alert messaging system around 8:15 a.m. Saturday: “Danger: Oswego heroin may be lethal. One person is dead; two are hospitalized. Please beware! Please call police with any information.”
If anyone has any information concerning these incidents, please contact SUNY Oswego Police or Oswego City Police.
Oswego City Police: 315-343-1212
SUNY Oswego Police: 315-312-5555
Families of SUNY Oswego students may call 315-312-3214 from noon to midnight Saturday and Sunday.
(Posted: May 10, 2014)