Warning about '˜particular batch of heroin' after police link deaths of men in Boston

The deaths of two men in Boston have been linked and may be down to a particular batch of heroin.

Union Street, Boston

Investigations continue into the deaths of two men in Boston but police have established that the 42 year-old man found in Union Street last night, Tuesday March 29, and the 22 year-old man found on Fenside Road on Saturday March 26, had both been involved in the use of heroin.

One line of enquiry is that they suffered an adverse reaction to a particular batch.

It will take some time for toxicology tests to be completed but, in the meantime, police have reiterate advice to users of illegal drugs to be aware of the dangers and encourage them to seek the help of organisations such as Addaction.