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Cuyahoga makes two arrests in sale of deadly heroin mix
Fentanyl mix increases potency 80 times

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Cuyahoga County deputies and Cleveland police have arrested two men they believe have been selling an especially lethal mix of heroin. 

The two are Ralph Torres and Rafael Torres II, both of Cleveland. They’re accused of selling heroin packets earlier this week that led to at least one death and four other near-fatal overdoses on Cleveland’s near-west side. 

Cuyahoga County Sheriff Frank Bova says the heroin was cut with large amounts of Fentanyl and is referred to as “China White.? It is 80 times more powerful than pure heroin. 

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