Two Overdose-Suspected Deaths at Chico Community Park

(Chico, CA) – Chico Police responded early yesterday afternoon to calls requesting medical assistance at Community Park for possible overdoses, according to a press release.

Both police & fire department first responders arrived and began attempts at life saving measures including CPR and “requesting all available Narcan.”

Two people died and 2 others were taken to the hospital.

Two dogs were also found at the scene that belonged to the deceased and are being cared for “until either given to next of kin or taken to the shelter.”

The release notes “amid a rise in overdose deaths they are committed to investigate with partners to identify who is bringing opioids into the community.”

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