(CNN) An Ohio coroner’s office is running out of room for bodies because it can’t keep up with deaths caused by drug overdoses.
The Montgomery County Coroner’s office, which encompasses cities like Dayton, already processed 145 overdose-related deaths in 2017.
That makes up more 60% of the total autopsies it conducted in January, said county Coroner Dr. Kent Harshbarger.
“Overdoses are coming in all the time and we’re constantly full on a day-to-day basis,” Harshbarger told CNN.
The accidental overdoses are from heroin and fentanyl, he said.
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