Drumheller RCMP issue warning to public following deaths from suspected drug overdose


Drumheller, Alta. – Drumheller RCMP’s investigation into the sudden deaths of three individuals at a residence in Drumheller on Feb. 20, 2021, continues, along with the assistance of the Drumheller RCMP General Investigation Section and Crime Reduction Unit.

The autopsies for the 21-year-old female, 27-year-old female, both from Drumheller, and the 31-year-old male from Rosedale, Alta., are scheduled for later this week at the Calgary Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

Drumheller RCMP’s investigation continues and will include laboratory analysis of the substances suspected of being contaminated with lethal quantities of opioid-related substances such as fentanyl, carfentanil or methamphetamines.

If anyone has information about this incident, please contact the Drumheller RCMP at 403-823-2630 or your local police. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online atwww.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.