Coroner's office: 13 fatal overdoses in Cleveland over Memorial - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Coroner's office: 13 fatal overdoses in Cleveland over Memorial Day weekend

(Source: WOIO) (Source: WOIO)
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

The coroner's office was busy over Memorial Day weekend, reporting at least 13 fatal overdoses over the weekend. 

A total of nine males and four females were listed on the coroner's report, ranging from 21-years-old to 60-years-old. Three of the victims were African-American and 10 of them were white victims.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner recently released 2016 drug-related death statistics. The medical examiner said there were 666 drug overdoses in 2016, which is up from 370 in 2015.

Download the Cleveland 19 News app and First Alert Weather app.

Copyright 2017 WOIO. All rights reserved. 

Powered by Frankly