Sheriff: Deputies save woman from heroin overdose

Houma Today - Deputies used an emergency antidote drug to save the life of a Houma woman who had overdosed on heroin Wednesday night, the Lafourche Sheriff's Office said.

About 10:30 p.m. deputies responded to a medical emergency at a Bayou Blue business and found a woman lying on the ground and showing signs of an opioid overdose, the Sheriff's Office said Thursday in a news release. The woman, described to be in her 20s, had taken heroin shortly before authorities arrived, they said.