Death of Two Loyola Students Linked to Overdoses

(WWLTV, Sept. 16) at Loyola University in New Orleans recently announced the death of two students separate overdoses. Freshman Kyra Koman and sophomore Juliano Mastroianni died from taking heroin, both found unresponsive in their dorm rooms last semester in February and April respectively. They are part of a growing statistic of victims in this part of Louisiana. In 2015, three parishes had 127 heroin overdose deaths, compared to only 10 in 2009. READ MORE.