The victim of an overdose involving a synthetic drug has passed away. Bailey Huffman, 20, of Slanesville, W.V. died early Saturday morning. On Tuesday, September 22nd officers with the Winchester Police Department responded to the 400 block of North Loudoun Street for an unconscious female suffering from an apparent overdose. Agents with the Northwest Virginia Regional Drug Task Force responded to assist with the investigation. It was determined that this overdose was not similar to recent overdoses the Task Force has investigated. Based on the information obtained through the investigation, the drug in question is believed to be 25I-NBOMe, commonly referred to as 25I. The Task Force is waiting for lab results to determine the exact chemical component of the drug. Additional information will be released once lab results are conclusive.
Anyone who encounters this drug is asked to contact law enforcement or call the Crime Solvers HOTLINE at 540-662-4131.