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Fentanyl-laced heroin found in New Jersey, linked to at least 7 overdose deaths

Heroin laced with a powerful painkiller that has

Heroin laced with a powerful painkiller that has been linked to dozens of deaths in the Northeast has surfaced in New Jersey. (February 6, 2014 7:37 PM)

Heroin laced with a powerful painkiller that has been linked to dozens of deaths in the Northeast has surfaced in New Jersey.

At least seven overdoses and deaths in New Jersey are blamed on heroin containing fentanyl, a drug used as an operating room anesthetic and painkiller. It is nearly 100 times more potent than morphine.

Fentanyl was found in overdose cases from Newark to Cape May...

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