Tracy Johnson believes she witnessed a heroin overdose at a parking lot in Billings Park, Superior. From what she describes, it's believable that it was taking place. It's also sadly not a surprise as heroin is killing so many people.
This is pretty chilling to watch. A TV station in West Virginia recently did a story on the heroin epidemic that's hitting this country. It shows a unique point of view from what the EMTs see when they arrive on scene.
This is a great documentary done by the New York Times. They look into why more and more addicts are using heroin, and why it's so dangerous. It is such a sad thing to see, and in the last few days there have been at least a half a dozen heroin overdoses in the Northland.
Jazzelle Lee Marie died from a heroin overdose in February of this year. She left behind a 2 year old son, and many broken hearts in the community. It is such a tragic and sad story that unfortunately happens often with heroin use.