Two men have been found dead within 24 hours of each other in what cops say are “possible drug overdose deaths’
The two men were 47 and 36 and came from Illogan, Redruth, and Truro respectively.
The first victim was found on Wednesday, the second on Thursday.
Police have put out an official warning about bad doses of heroin.
A spokeswoman said: “We’re warning heroin users of the dangers following two possible drug overdose deaths.”
She explained: “On Wednesday 18th July Police attended a property in Illogan near Redruth following the death of a 47 year old man.
“The following day Thursday 19th July Police were called to a property in Truro after a 36 year old man was found deceased.
“Although results of a post mortem are awaited police suspect that both deaths may be drug related and possibly linked to a batch of particularly strong and cheap heroin .
“They are warning drug users to be particularly careful at present and to seek support for their drug addiction.
“Police have also been liaising with key drug support agencies and made them aware of the current strong heroin in circulation.”
If you’re a drugs user or your friends know anything about what’s happening with this bad dose of street heroin, you can call 0800 555 111 in confidence.
Or you can contact police direct on 101 quoting reference AC/12/2854.