'They were poisoned': Fentanyl-laced drug kills five friends

Video from the Washington Post, January 2023

Tragedy in Colorado from Fentanyl Overdoses

Last February, a group of friends in a Denver suburb took cocaine, but five of them died. Colorado detectives determined it was laced with a deadly amount of synthetic fentanyl. Efforts to find out who was responsible for this mass overdose - and prosecuting them - highlighted another challenge in the nation's fentanyl drug crisis.