Matthew Kreiss Death: A Senior Project Engineer at Cadence McShane Construction has been identified as a second man who passed away after a group overdose Wednesday. According to reports, Matthew Kreiss, a Texas A&M University graduate died on Sunday after spending days at the Intensive Unit following a fentanyl overdose incident at Beaumont’s north end.
Matt who had just gotten married to his longtime partner Moira Kreiss was found unresponsive along with three other males. One of the males was pronounced dead at the scene. Matt and one other male were rushed to an area hospital in critical condition. The Lockhart, Texas man has been identified by many as a cheerful man who loved life.
According to law enforcement agencies. three men overdosed in the north part of Beaumont late Wednesday night, and police suspect fentanyl may have been a factor. According to a press release from the police, one man was declared deceased at the spot, while two others were sent to a hospital in Southeast Texas via ambulance and are currently in critical condition.
The unresponsive men were already being treated by firefighters and medics when police arrived at a residence in the 2300 block of Tyler St after 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The press release stated that as medics attempted CPR, officers helped by giving Narcan to two of the males and using an automated external defibrillator (AED) on the third man.
Police suspect the men purchased fake tablets laced with fentanyl, according to a preliminary investigation conducted by narcotics officers and detectives who responded to the call. According to the police, the males passed out after taking the medication. According to dispatch records, crime scene technicians were also dispatched to the residence to collect evidence on the spot.
The police have issued a warning that counterfeit pills containing as little as 2 milligrams of fentanyl can be lethal. Police have found that the easily accessible and commonly sold counterfeit pills, which resemble prescription painkillers, frequently contain the lethal substance.
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