Back to the Triangle (Part 1): The Triangle grows

Young people are still dying, and not just in our wealthy suburbs.

Editor's note: This is the first part of our "Back to the Triangle" series.

Young people are still dying, and not just in our wealthy suburbs.

"The Triangle" has gotten bigger.

It’s been a year since our team of digital investigators uncovered a startling 4000% increase in heroin-related deaths inside a geographic location identified as “The Triangle”.

Today, not only is the loss of life holding at a record high, but the area afflicted by heroin is growing

 (Watch Episode One)

NEXT: Click here for Episode Two: The Addiction is Everything

AND: Click here for Episode Three: Back to Life 

AND: Click here for Episode Four: Redemption 

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Over the past 18 months,Georgia’s medical examiners started working together to streamline reporting of heroin-related deaths. This change is helping our investigators more accurately track the number of deaths linked to heroin from 2015 to present day.

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