(WCVB-TV) First responders in Manchester said they may have detected the first sign of a form of heroin that eats away the flesh of users.
Paramedics with American Medical Response said June was the worst month for heroin overdoses this year, with 67 calls and 10 fatalities.
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Although such calls have become routine, shift supervisor Chris Hickey said a call last week was unlike anything he has seen.
"With someone who is literally rotting away in front of you," he said. "It turns the stomach of even the most seasoned provider."