|5 female inmates suffer suspected drug overdoses at Barton jail in just 5 days|
|By cbc.ca- Dan Taekema|
Two female inmates at the Hamilton-Wentworth Detention Centre (HWDC) were taken to hospital Monday evening after suffering suspected drug overdoses.
That brings the total number of suspected overdoses for women at the Barton Street jail to five within five days.
The latest incidents also come just over a month after a female inmate in her 30s died of a suspected overdose at the HWDC on April 12.
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