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'It killed her', says grieving mother

Sherri Dolk of Barrie lost her daughter Tina ESPEY, of a fentanyl overdose at the age of 19 in December 2012
Fentanyl Pills 1 2016
Fentanyl pills. Photo courtesy North Bay Police Service.

It can happen to any family, is the now familiar refrain from parents who have lost their children due to the killer Fentanyl.

Just this week a Callander man almost died of an overdose.

See: Callander woman charged after man nearly dies from Fentanyl overdose

Sherri Dolk of Barrie lost her daughter Tina ESPEY, of a fentanyl overdose at the age of 19 in December 2012.

In a new OPP video, she provides insight into her daughter's life, the challenges and opportunities to better deal with young people and opioid use, and the importance of police investigations.

The video is now available on the OPP's social media channels - Facebook (@ontarioprovincialpolice), via Twitter (@OPP_News; @OPP_Nouvelles) and Instagram (@ontarioprovincialpolice).