Burlington police say two overdose deaths tied to same source of drugs

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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Burlington police say they believe a single source of drugs is responsible for two overdoses that led to the deaths of two women.

Emergency crews were called Tuesday to a location that houses a transition program for women under the supervision of the Department of Corrections. A 28-year-old woman was found dead in a first-floor unit. Then, a 37-year-old woman was found unresponsive in another unit. Attempts to revive her failed.

Police did not say what drugs were used nor did they release the names of the women who died. Burlington detectives are trying to determine the origin of the drugs.

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