Police: 15-year-old Portland girl dies of suspected fentanyl overdose
PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) - A 15-year-old Portland girl died Sunday of a suspected fentanyl overdose, according to Portland police on Wednesday.
The girl, identified by Jefferson High School as Hokunani “Star” Osorno, was admitted to the hospital on Sept. 19 in critical condition, police said. The hospital notified police of the suspected overdose on Sept. 20.
The Narcotics and Organized Crime Unit responded to the hospital and is investigating her death.
Jefferson High School says Osorno was a sophomore.
“Our deepest condolences are extended to the Osorno family and all of Star’s friends and loved ones. Star was a bright light to everyone who knew her, and her passing will leave an indelible mark on her family and the Jeff community,” the high school said in a letter to families.
The high school says grief services are available to students following Osorno’s death.
No further information has been released at this time.
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