Police are investigating three deaths in northeast Denver on Sunday evening as possible drug overdoses.
The three individuals were found at the 4500 block of Kittredge Street in Denver’s Gateway neighborhood, police said Sunday on Twitter.
Late Monday morning, Denver police officials added that “preliminary investigation revealed that it is possibly a drug overdose.”
When asked if the deaths were fentanyl-related, a police spokesman said in an email that the cause of death was still under investigation.
UPDATE: Preliminary investigation revealed that it is possibly a drug overdose. The investigation is still ongoing.
— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) October 31, 2022
Sam Tabachnik is a roving reporter for The Denver Post, focusing on stories outside metro Denver. He covers everything from juvenile justice and cannabis to rural issues, religion and quirky stories that defy category.
Join the conversation
We invite you to use our commenting platform to engage in insightful conversations about issues in our community. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable to us, and to disclose any information necessary to satisfy the law , regulation, or government request. We might permanently block any user who abuses these conditions. As of June 15, 2022, comments on DenverPost.com are powered by Viafoura, and you may need to log in again to begin commenting. Read more about our new commenting system here. If you need help or are having issues with your commenting account, please email us at email@example.com.