On Feb. 20, 2021, at 7:42 p.m, Drumheller RCMP received a 911 call of sudden deaths at a residence in Drumheller.
Drumheller RCMP attended the residence, along with emergency medical services. It is known at this time that three individuals are deceased as a result of what is believed to be suspected drug overdoses.
The Drumheller RCMP are issuing a warning to the public as it is suspected that these deaths may be associated to drugs that may be laced with lethal quantities of opioid-related substances such as fentanyl, carfentanil or methamphetamines.
Drumheller RCMP remain on scene and continue to investigate. This investigation is preliminary and no further details are available at this time.