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Authorities say 2 Oklahoma deaths tied to counterfeit drugs


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two recent deaths in Oklahoma are believed to be the result of counterfeit oxycodone, according to the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics.

Both deaths were Sunday in Oklahoma County and pills, which later tested positive for fentanyl, were found inside the home of one of the victims, said OBN spokesman Mark Woodward.

"The pills were blue in color and stamped to look like 30 milligram Oxycodone. Side-by-side, it would be hard for anyone to tell the difference," Woodward said. "We are concerned there are more of these pills circulating the streets and we could see additional...

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