During the eight years Beth Whiles was addicted to heroin, the mother of four wasn’t sure she would live to see another day.
“I was hopeless, I knew in my head, I was going to die on heroin,” said Whiles.
The potentially deadly drug that gripped here for nearly a decade are now at the center of dozens of overdoses in Columbus. Columbus Fire Officials says within the past three days, more than 60 people have been treated for overdosing on the opiate. Many of the overdoses are believed to be related to a bad batch of heroin that came into the city.