Denver police investigating 3 possible drug overdoses

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.

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