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Heroin deaths in Massachusetts

The 185 heroin deaths were counted by State Police homicide units (SPDU), which are attached to district attorney’s offices around the state. Below is a breakdown of the deaths, which have all occurred since November 2013. These numbers do not include Boston, Springfield, or Worcester.

Berkshire SPDU: 2

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Bristol SPDU: 34

Cape and Islands SPDU: 9

Essex SPDU: 22

Hampden SPDU: 12

Hampshire/Franklin SPDU: 19

Middlesex SPDU: 30

Norfolk SPDU: 15

Plymouth SPDU: 20

Suffolk SPDU: 10

Worcester SPDU: 12

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