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March 8, 2013 6:40 PM

Confirmed heroin deaths in Lexington increase to 9; task force formed

The number of confirmed heroin overdose deaths in Lexington since Jan. 1 has grown to nine, and local authorities have formed a task force on illegal drugs with an immediate focus on heroin, Fayette Coroner Gary Ginn said Friday.

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