Fentanyl OD Fatal’s Down this Year in Kankakee County

Fentanyl OD Fatal’s Down this Year in Kankakee County

There was good news out of Wednesday’s Criminal Justice committee meeting.  Kankakee County Coroner Bob Gessner says the number of heroin fentanyl related deaths are down this year.  In October of 2017 the county recorded over 40 heroin related deaths, through September this year, the number stands at 25 with two still under investigation.   Non-fatal overdoses in Kankakee County in 2017 came in at 638.

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