UPDATE: Hazardous batch of heroin results in Cwmbran man's death

South Wales Argus: Hazardous batch of heroin in Gwent results in one death Hazardous batch of heroin in Gwent results in one death

UPDATE: 3.01pm Monday 14th April

Gwent Police confirmed a 38-year-old man was found dead at an address in Cwmbran on Thursday at 9.30pm.

The spokesman said the death is currently being treated as unexplained.

UPDATE: 12:34pm Saturday 12th April

GWENT Police believe that a hazardous batch of heroin could have been the cause of one death.

They report that a person died of a suspected drug overdose and three other people required medical intervention in the Gwent area in the last 48 hours.

It is believed that a hazardous batch of heroin could be the cause.

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3:36pm Mon 14 Apr 14

kez1968 says...

Tragic for him, very sad for his family, heroin is not a class a drug for nothing. Maybe one day we will start dishing out tough sentences to the dealers, there's an epidemic of drug abuse in South Wales until it's under control, stories like this will be far too common.
Tragic for him, very sad for his family, heroin is not a class a drug for nothing. Maybe one day we will start dishing out tough sentences to the dealers, there's an epidemic of drug abuse in South Wales until it's under control, stories like this will be far too common. kez1968
  • Score: 14

3:43pm Mon 14 Apr 14

BUDDAH WELSH says...

kez1968 wrote:
Tragic for him, very sad for his family, heroin is not a class a drug for nothing. Maybe one day we will start dishing out tough sentences to the dealers, there's an epidemic of drug abuse in South Wales until it's under control, stories like this will be far too common.
So sad for this person's family, only wish would learn from these stories R.I.P
[quote][p][bold]kez1968[/bold] wrote: Tragic for him, very sad for his family, heroin is not a class a drug for nothing. Maybe one day we will start dishing out tough sentences to the dealers, there's an epidemic of drug abuse in South Wales until it's under control, stories like this will be far too common.[/p][/quote]So sad for this person's family, only wish would learn from these stories R.I.P BUDDAH WELSH
  • Score: 4

3:58pm Mon 14 Apr 14

ncfcr says...

Is the normal stuff not hazardous then?
Is the normal stuff not hazardous then? ncfcr
  • Score: 17

6:45pm Mon 14 Apr 14

manager111 says...

He was dicing with death, what ever happened.
He was dicing with death, what ever happened. manager111
  • Score: 8

7:43pm Mon 14 Apr 14

Magor says...

Anyone caught in the supply chain of this filth,20 years min.If they are from abroad send them back to face justice in their own country even if it means death.
Anyone caught in the supply chain of this filth,20 years min.If they are from abroad send them back to face justice in their own country even if it means death. Magor
  • Score: 7

7:59pm Mon 14 Apr 14

siameselady says...

Such a waste of life. Heroin is bad news full stop.
Such a waste of life. Heroin is bad news full stop. siameselady
  • Score: 8

4:51pm Tue 15 Apr 14

Ecky24 says...

This story suggests that other batches of heroin is safe. Sloppy headline.
This story suggests that other batches of heroin is safe. Sloppy headline. Ecky24
  • Score: 2

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