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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.

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


    No further information was immediately available.

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