Local & Regional
Sun May 8, 2011
Drug Party Death
Konawa, OK – 1 dead, 7 in hospital after Oklahoma drug overdose
KONAWA, Okla. (AP) Authorities say one person is dead and seven are in the hospital after overdosing on a hallucinogenic drug in Konawa.
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Jessica Brown said authorities received an emergency call about 1:30 a.m. Saturday from a Konawa residence. She says they found eight people ranging in age from 19 to their early 20s suffering from severe drug toxicity.
She says they overdosed on the drug 2C-E, which is similar to ecstasy.
Brown says one person was pronounced dead at a Seminole hospital. She says seven others are in the hospital three in Ada, four in Norman and that two of them are in critical condition.