MAP: Where drug overdose deaths happen in Clark County
Nearly 20% of deaths since 2015 have occurred outside of Springfield.
By Michael Cooper
Nov 17, 2017
Nearly 20 percent of people who have died of drug overdoses since 2015 lived outside of Springfield — prompting law enforcement officials to seek more money to help with drug enforcement throughout Clark County.
More than 40 people from areas outside of Springfield have died of drug overdoses in the past three years, according to data compiled by the Clark County Combined Health District and reviewed by the Springfield News-Sun. Clark County has seen more 210 people die of drug overdoses since 2015, data said.