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Wednesday, August 4, 2021
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RCMP investigating teen drug overdoses in Strathmore

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Three teens are in hospital in critical condition and RCMP are investigating after it was found the southern Alberta boys had ingested opioid pills.

Sunday morning (Sept. 22), a 16 year old boy was taken to a Strathmore hospital with Mounties later learning that two other 15 year old boys were also taken to hospital under similar circumstances.

It was revealed all three had went to the same house party the previous night and are suspected of taking opioid pills.

Strathmore RCMP continue to investigate, noting the safety of youth is a priority. The public is also being assured that is an isolated incident.

No further information is being released at this time.

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Sam Borsato

I started my radio career in 2015, shortly after graduating from Lethbridge College. I have a very strong passion for local news.

Proudly born in 1994, I grew up most of my life in Sylvan Lake, AB and I’ve lived in the Lethbridge since 2012. I’m a below average golfer on a good day, I take as many hiking trips to Waterton as possible in the summer and I love my two cats, Outlaw and Jynx, and my dog, Maverick, more than most people I know.

I look forward to providing accurate, timely news coverage in southern Alberta for plenty of years to come!

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