A Tale of Two Heroin Overdoses Hanover Morris County New Jersey

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A woman called 911 to report a friends overdose. A few hours later, she needed to be revived too.

Hanover Police were called to a local hotel room for a heroin overdose Thursday evening– and again to the same hotel room for a heroin overdose later that night, police said.

Police were called to the Americas Best Value Inn on Route 10 for a possible overdose Thursday evening, Hanover Police Chief Roddy said. The victim, a woman, was laying on the bathroom floor, unresponsive when police arrived. Two of the woman’s friends had called 911, police said.

Police began CPR, and the Cedar Knolls First Aid Squad administered Narcan and a shock from a defibrillator. The woman woke up, and was taken to Morristown Medical Center to recover, police said.

Later that night, police were called back to the same hotel room for another overdose. One of the woman’s friends was lying on her back in the bedroom, unresponsive with no pulse. Police gave the woman CPR and Narcan, and she became conscious and alert, and began breathing again.

The woman was taken to Morristown Medical Center for treatment,

Both times, heroin and paraphernalia were found in the hotel room, police said.

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