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Woman arrested in N.C. with enough fentanyl to kill 1 million people, deputies say – Florence, South Carolina

Florence, South Carolina 2021-05-27 16:08:40 –

Durham, NC (WNCN) — A representative of the Durham County Sheriff’s Office arrested a woman in possession of 2 kilograms of fentanyl.

Karen Garcia Euseda, 24, of Winston Salem was the subject of an ongoing investigation. She stopped on Tuesday while driving in the areas of Club Boulevard and Watts Street in Durham.

Karen Euseda (DCSO photo)

During the search for her car, the agent said she had 2 kilograms of fentanyl. A 4-year-old daughter was also on board.

According to the release, the child is currently in custody by someone in the family.

Fentanyl 2 kg (DCSO photo)

Euseda has been charged with two charges: trafficking and misdemeanor child abuse. She has been detained in Durham County Detention Center on $ 100,000 on bail.

According to the Drug Enforcement Administration Fentanyl 1 kg It can kill up to 500,000 people.

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid similar to morphine, but 50 to 100 times more potent.

This is also a prescription drug that is illegally manufactured and used.

The CDC reported that opioids, primarily synthetic opioids (other than methadone), are now the leading cause of death from drug overdose. Over 72% of opioid-related overdose deaths were due to synthetic opioids.

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