LITTLETON — In a grim discovery late Sunday afternoon, three individuals were found dead in a suspected triple fatal overdose, prompting an urgent response from the Littleton Police Department.
Responding to a medical call at approximately 3:43 p.m., authorities identified the deceased as a 26-year-old female and a 29-year-old male, both from Dalton, NH, along with a 24-year-old male from Littleton, NH.
The LPD is spearheading an intensive investigation to determine the events that led to the deaths, with the aim of prosecuting those who supplied the narcotics.
Collaboration with the Grafton County Attorney’s office and multiple agencies at the state, local, and federal levels is underway to address the critical nature of the case.
Littleton Police Chief Paul Smith extended his condolences to the bereaved families and stressed the risks of drug use.
He alerted the community to the possibility of a dangerous substance being circulated regionally, which may be connected to these and other recent overdose cases.
Chief Smith also highlighted the availability of support services for those struggling with addiction, including local helplines and resources such as The Doorway at Littleton Regional Healthcare and a dedicated recovery coach at the police department.
The LPD reiterated its dedication to community safety and its resolve to apprehend those behind the sale of the lethal drugs.
Authorities urge anyone with information related to this incident to reach out to Detective Sergeant Scott Powers at the Littleton Police Department.