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3 with ties to Triton High in neighboring Runnemede overdose, 2 die

From CPSJ:

“RUNNEMEDE — The spread of heroin through South Jersey has struck a local high school community with the overdose deaths of a pupil and a former student at Triton Regional High School.

triton_high_school“The victims — a 16-year-old girl who attended the Runnemede school and an 18-year-old man — died early last month, according to the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office. A third student overdosed but survived, the prosecutor’s office confirmed Friday.

“The incidents occurred within a three-day period.

“Additional details were not available, but a district official said staffers ‘are actively engaged in counseling students who are grieving and some who are struggling with their own addictions.'”

Click to read the entire story from Jim Walsh.

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