Five Women Who Worked At Mall Treated After Reportedly Overdosing On Fentanyl Parking Garage

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Sadly, five female staff members at a mall in New Jersey were located in the Riverside Mall parking garage after reportedly overdosing on Fentanyl, officials say reports the New York Post. The women were restored with Narcan as well as CPR following the overdose that occurred at the Shops at Riverside Mall parking garage on Wednesday close to 5:30 p.m. 

Fortunately, four out of the five women were transported to a local hospital to be treated while the last women opted out of going to the hospital for treatment. Fox reported that the women ranged between ages 29 and 41 years old. 

Officials believe they became unconscious due to fentanyl, which is a deadly drug. 

Capt. Michael Antista, the Hackensack Police Department Officer in Charge said,

“I want to assure the community that we are already in the process of thoroughly investigating this matter to find the source of this dangerous substance, and will do everything within our power to prosecute those responsible to the fullest extent of the law.” 

Antista went on to say,

“I want to thank the great men and women of the Hackensack Police Department for their swift response and once again proving their expertise in times of crisis.” 

The captain added that the drug is frequently laced with other drugs such as cocaine and heroin for a more potent high.  

Hackensack mayor Labrosse revealed that he is working with city officials as the investigation continues. 

“It is truly heartbreaking to see the terrible toll taken by these illicit and dangerous substances,”

said the Mayor.

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