Overdose deaths in Cumberland County nearly quadrupled between 2013 and 2017. However, the county is on pace to see a significant decrease in deaths this year.
Thirty-nine people have died from an overdose death in the county as of Oct. 8, according to Cumberland County Coroner Charley Hall. That is a more than 40 percent decrease from the same time last year.
All data was collected from Cumberland County Coroner’s records.