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Delaware health officials are sounding the alarm after two people died in a 24-hour period from suspected overdoses involving heroin from packets with the same stamp.

The state Department of Health and Social Services isn't describing the stamp so addicts won't seek out the packets, but officials believe the heroin may be spiked with fentanyl, which can be deadly.

The agency is urging addicts or their family members to call DHSS' 24/7 crisis services hotline at 1.800.652.2929 in New Castle County or 1.800.345.6785 in Kent and Sussex Counties, or visit HelpIsHereDE.com.

Since the start of 2018, 106 people have died of suspected heroin overdoses Delaware, including three since Friday.