New Westminster Police issue urgent warning over unknown deadly drug

May 27 2017, 8:45 pm

An unknown deadly drug in circulation in New Westminster has prompted local police to issue an urgent warning.

According to a release by New Westminster Police, one person has died from the unknown drug and another is in hospital in critical condition.

Both individuals consumed the pill-form drug, which was acquired from the same street drug dealer.

“The community should be concerned,” Stated Sergeant Jeff Scott in a statement. “Drug users who don’t feel well are advised to seek medical attention immediately.”

Few details are available at this time as police are continuing to investigate the case.

Anyone with information that could assist investigators is asked to call the New Westminster Police at 604-525-5411.