West Point Cadets Overdose on Fentanyl Spiked Cocaine During Spring Break in Florida

At least four West Point cadets have suffered from an overdose after consuming fentanyl-laced cocaine during their spring break in Florida.

The Fort Lauderdale fire-rescue battalion confirmed that there was a mass-overdose incident in Wilton Manors on Thursday night and that four of them were West Point cadets.

“There were multiple people in cardiac arrest in the front yard … Narcan was deployed as quickly as possible,” said Fort Lauderdale Fire and rescue chief  Stephen Gollan.

The cadets were reportedly found unconscious on the front lawn of a rental home at 811 NW 29th Ct, Wilton Manors at around 5 PM local time. 

Gollan explained that four used the spiked cocaine while the other two overdosed when they were exposed to the deadly drug cocktail as they tried to administer CPR to the former. 

Only one of the overdose victims was not hospitalized while the rest were taken to local hospitals with two in critical condition.

“It’s spring break season in @WiltonManorsCty WMPD wants to warn spring breakers about the dangers of using illicit drugs & to avoid mixing drugs with alcohol or other forms of drugs,” said the Wilton Manor Police on the incident.

West Point acknowledged the incident while Wilton Manors Police and the Broward Sheriff’s Office are still investigating the case.

“The U.S. Military Academy is aware of the situation involving West Point cadets, which occurred Thursday night in Wilton Manors, FL. The incident is currently under investigation and no other details are available at this time,” said a West Point spokesperson.

An arrest has been reportedly made in connection with the mass overdose but there are no further details.

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