1 SUNY Oswego student dead, 2 others hospitalized after suspected heroin overdoses


Oswego -- Shortly after 8am on Saturday morning a warning was sent to SUNY Oswego students via the NY Alert messaging system:

That message read, "Danger: Oswego heroin may be lethal. One person is dead; two are hospitalized. Please beware! Please call police with any information."

The alert was the result of three suspected heroin overdoses overnight, all involving students.

Police say two of the overdoses happened in the city of Oswego. Both patients are being treated at Oswego Hospital.

A third case was located on the campus. That student did not survive.

Representatives from SUNY Oswego said relatives of the students have been notified

Police are also asking for assistance from the public. Oswego City Police can be reached at 315-343-1212.

SUNY Oswego Police can be reached at 315-312-5555.

The college also said families of SUNY Oswego students can call 315-312-3214 from noon to midnight on Sunday.

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