Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- Rochester Police responded to three suspected drug overdoses over the weekend, one of which was fatal. 

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Police Captain Casey Moilanen said Monday two of the suspected overdoses occurred on Friday morning. The fatal overdose was reported Saturday evening. 

Moilanen said officers responded to a residence near Riverside Central Elementary School in the 600 block of 6th St. Southeast shortly after 8:45 p.m. Saturday. He said the friend of a 39-year-old Rochester woman reported finding her unresponsive, lying on the floor of her home. 

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The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Moilanen said officers have ordered an autopsy that will determine her official cause of death upon completion of a toxicology report, however he said evidence of drug use was present at the scene of the suspected fatal drug overdose. 

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The first overdose call of the weekend came in shortly after 4:45 a.m. Friday at the Holiday gas station along 4th St. Southeast. Moilanen said officers were alerted to two potential drug overdose victims in the bathroom of the convenience store. 

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Officers woke one man, described as a 27-year-old from Kasson, upon arrival. Members of the Rochester Fire Department and Mayo Clinic Ambulance then responded to the scene and revived the other man, described as a 35-year-old from Winona, using one dose of Narcan. 

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The Winona man refused further medical attention and the Kasson man went to a hospital for further care. Moilanen said officers learned the two men had used fentanyl prior to the overdose call.  

About six hours later officers responded to the report of a woman slumped over in a vehicle in the 500 block of 5th Ave. Southeast. Police encountered a 20-year-old woman at the scene who appeared to have been revived by a dose of narcan that was administered by her friend.

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Moilanen said the woman refused further medical treatment. The substance suspected of causing the apparent drug overdose is no known as of Monday morning. 

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