Pill seized on First Nation contained fentanyl

A pill that was seized on the Esgenoopetitj  First Nation has been confirmed as containing the powerful opioid fentanyl.

The blue pill, marked “Percocet 5”, was seized by RCMP in an investigation of drug use in the community. Five people have been hospitalized in the last week…and a 35 year old woman died from a suspected overdose.