heroin

Ann-Elise Henzl

There has been a dramatic rise in heroin use and fatal overdoses in Wisconsin. Last year, nearly 200 residents died using the illegal drug. It’s shown up in more than two-thirds of the state’s counties.

Wisconsin Department of Justice

Heroin has been devastating lives. In 2012, the illegal drug killed 199 people in Wisconsin, and crushed family and friends.

Twenty-year-old Tyler James Schmidt is accused of providing the drugs that caused the death of his uncle last December.

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