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Heroin Overdose Victim Gets Revived In Newtown By Narcotics Antidote

Newtown police used an antidote for narcotics overdose for the first time last weekend.
Newtown police used an antidote for narcotics overdose for the first time last weekend. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman

NEWTOWN, Conn. -- Newtown police used an antidote for narcotics overdose for the first time last weekend, according to a story in the Newtown Bee.

An officer administered the drug to a heroin overdose victim, reviving him and averting the man’s potential death, according to the Newtown Bee.

Police received a call from a Dodgingtown residence April 2, alerting them that a man in his mid-20s had fallen down and help was needed, the Newtown Bee said. Police responded to the home, where they found the man unconscious and unresponsive, the Newtown Bee said.

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