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Undercover detective explains heroin hold on Tri-state following clusters of overdoses in Midwest

Kentucky health officials issued a warning for the Labor Day weekend concerning expected rise in heroin overdoses.  (Source: WFIE) Kentucky health officials issued a warning for the Labor Day weekend concerning expected rise in heroin overdoses. (Source: WFIE)
KENTUCKY (WFIE) -

First responders and emergency room doctors in Kentucky are hunkering down this Labor Day weekend, bracing for an expected increase in heroin overdoses.

Heroin is not new to law enforcement, but it's making headlines because of what it's laced with now.

Jess Raatz has been investigating the rise in heroin use in the Tri-state, and she caught up with an undercover detective responsible for heroin busts in Henderson, Kentucky for this story.

Click above to watch the story.

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