Synthetic Substance Being Investigated in Death

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On Saturday, June 23rd around 11:30 a.m. Shawano Sheriff’s Office was notified of a medical emergency at 400 North Lake Drive in the Village of Cecil. 

Upon arrival, the Sheriff’s Office requested the Coroner to come to the scene. 

Shawano Sheriff’s are investigating the death of a 57 year old Shawano man after the State of Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation responded to the scene as well. 

Investigators found the presence of a synthetic controlled substance. Preliminary findings show it is a synthetic opioid. 

This incident remains under investigation. No additional information is being released at this time.  

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