Suspected overdoses kill 16 people in 3 days in Cuyahoga County


CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) – A public health alert was issued Monday by the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner due to a surge in overdose deaths.

Dr. Thomas Gilson reported 12 people died in Cuyahoga County on Saturday and Sunday from suspected overdoses.

Dr. Gilson says 4 others died Thursday.