Cheatham County Sheriff expects spike in heroin overdoses

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CHEATHAM COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – The sheriff in Cheatham County says he expects a spike in heroin overdoses.

In a post on the department’s Facebook page, Sheriff Mike Breedlove said there have been three overdoses in the county over the last few days. One person has died, as a result.

Breedlove also said he’s not sure if there is a “bad batch” out there, but he does expect to see more people overdosing in Cheatham County.

All day Thursday, News 2 will investigate the growing heroin epidemic. Stories will air all day Thursday in every newscast beginning at 4 a.m.

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