Medical examiner: 600+ overdose deaths in Milwaukee County last year

Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office (MCMEO)

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed more than 600 overdose deaths in 2021.

Of the 604 confirmed overdose deaths, officials said, 146 involved para-fluorofentanyl and 21 involved metonitazene – both opioids.

Toxicology reports are still pending on a number of other cases.

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