What happened to Jerlanne Rojas? A new detective squad tried to find the dealers who sold her deadly drugs in the Bronx, which has one of the highest overdose rates in the nation.

In December, police responded to a call from a landlord in the Bronx who could not reach a tenant. An officer broke a window and in the apartment made a grim if increasingly common discovery. The tenant, a young woman, was on the couch with a man; both were dead of an apparent drug overdose.

It looked as if they had been there for days.

Not long

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