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Police: Kids Call 911 to Save Women Who OD'd

Police said a 12-year-old girl called 911 to report the women unresponsive



    Four women apparently overdosed on heroin at a home in western Massachusetts, and police say pre-teen children discovered them and called 911 in time to save them.

    WWLP-TV reports the children were at the home in Springfield playing video games in a bedroom when the women were discovered.

    Lt. David Kane says a 12-year-old girl called 911 around 12:30 a.m. Sunday to report they women were unresponsive.

    Police, fire and emergency crews arrived soon after the call and found two of the women did not have a pulse. All four were revived with the opiate reversal drug naloxone. They were all taken to hospitals.

    Kane says police found drug paraphernalia, and are following up with child welfare officials.

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