HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -- On Monday, city leaders in Hartford joined law enforcement and state officials to discuss the recent spike in overdose deaths in the capital city.

Just this year, 42 people have died in Hartford from an overdose.

That number is up from 22 this time last year.

Just last week, seven people died from overdoses, including five men within 15 hours of each other.

Hartford police say they're seeing fentanyl present in pill form, mixed with heroin, cocaine and crack cocaine.

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