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Police Warn of New Type of Synthetic Drug Linked to Two Deaths

Updated: 03/12/2014 6:24 PM
Created: 03/12/2014 10:59 AM KAALtv.com

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- Police in Mankato are issuing a warning following the deaths of two young people, with a designer drug linked to each.

A 22-year-old man and 17-year-old female both died in the last week in separate incidents. While the deaths happened on different days at different places, officers at each scene found a similar blue baggie with images of gold colored crowns.

Investigators say the baggies may have contained a pill or powder, possibly synthetic LSD or synthetic cocaine, commonly called “2-C.”

Police are now asking anyone familiar with the substance to call 911, as they fear the deadly potential of the drug.

Mankato Police


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