FIVE people were found dead in an apartment containing large amounts of fentanyl and cocaine.
According to Commercial City Police Commander Rob McCoy.
The three victims have been identified as Karina Rodriguez, her husband Sam Marquez and Humberto Arroyo. The other unidentified victims are two white women.
Marquez, 24, and Rodriguez are the parents of 4-month-old Aria, who was transported to the hospital and got family members safely out after being found in the apartment where the victims died.
The expected adult survivor has been identified as Cora Marquez, Sam’s 29-year-old sister.
Cora is currently in the hospital and has no memory of what happened, according to reports from her family.
Evidence that victims inhaled what they believed to be cocaine when they overdosed fentanylaccording to 17th Judicial District Attorney Brian Mason.
Report of KDVR says that the group is staying in Rodriguez and Marquez’s apartment.
Dan Marquez, Sam Marquez’s father, spoke to the store and called fentanyl “the devil”.
The Adams County coroner’s office will release the identities of the unidentified victims once an autopsy is performed.
According to Commercial City Police, Child Protective Services is also assisting with the investigation.
While the case is still under investigation, the detectives are “quickly looking for clues” about the origin of the drug and are determined to catch the culprit who provided the deadly drugs.
Mason was concerned that there were others who might have had the drugs from the same source that killed the victims.
“There is no such thing as a safe drug right now,” says Mason.
Fentanyl is known as a potent synthetic opiate similar to morphine.
While fentanyl is a prescription drug, it is often manufactured and used illegally.
Synthetic opioids, including fentanyl, are known to be the most popular drugs in the United States lead to drug overdose.
To treat an overdose, doctors must use naloxone, which can reverse symptoms.
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