"The Willimantic police have done a really good job cleaning up this town,” said Edwin Alvarez of Willimantic. “I’ve been around forever. Born and raised here. They did an excellent job they'll get to the bottom of the case."
The drug, which is also known as K2, is often laced with another chemical like LSD, according to police. That can cause serious health complications ranging from high blood pressure to hallucinations.
"To those ingesting K2 synthetic marijuana, this is an immediate health risk to those persons,” Parizo said. “We have seen psychotic behavior."
Police said all of the victims in the most recent case were adults.
The seventh victim remained in the hospital as of Friday.
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