Deaths & Overdoses


Drug overdoses caused 66 deaths in Broome County during 2017, DA says

Broome County had zero drug overdose deaths in February, DA says

Mar 2, 2018 - Drug deaths claimed 66 lives in Broome in 2017 with most traced to heroin or opioids, according to the District Attorney Steve Cornwell. In a statement Friday, Cornwell said a month withoutdrug deaths is a step in the right direction. The DA's office has been investigating drug overdose deathsgoing back to 2013.

Drug overdoses kill 8 Broome County residents so far in 2018, DA says

Apr 3, 2018 - Drug overdoses caused eight deaths in Broome County during the first three months of 2018, the District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.

Drug Deaths: 13 fatal overdoses in Broome County in first half of 2018

Jul 9, 2018 - The first six months of 2018 had 13 drug deaths in Broome County, the DA's office announced.