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8th fatal heroin overdose of year reported in Taunton

A woman died in Taunton after she overdosed on heroin, according to a police report.

The woman was found in an apartment on Taunton Green about 6:45 a.m. Wednesday. Police transported her to Morton Hospital and Medical Center where she was pronounced dead, according to the report.

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It was the eighth fatal heroin overdose of the year in the city.

No further information was immediately available.

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