Man Faces Murder Charge After Fatal Overdose in Polk County
POLK CO., Minn. — Two people are arrested as Polk County authorities investigate the death of a woman who is believed to have overdosed on fentanyl.
The sheriff’s office says 32 -year old Katie Flick of Erskine was found dead at a home 7 miles from Fertile.
29-year old George Piatkoff of Erskine was taken to the hospital in Crookston.
He was later placed under arrest along with 43-year Andre Metcalf of Crookston.
Metcalf was arrested for 3rd degree murder for giving or distributing a controlled substance.
Authorities recovered 16 M-30 fake Percocet pills thought to contain fentanyl.
The sheriff’s office says the pills are “extremely deadly” and have been flooding the region resulting in multiple overdoses.