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Two more people have been charged in connection with Sand Point's recent fentanyl overdoses, one resulting in the death of a 26-year-old woman from King Cove.

Eileen Dushkin, 36, and Darrin Karlsen, 28, both of Sand Point, were indicted last week on charges of manslaughter and second-degree misconduct involving controlled substances, which are class A felonies.

Aleutians East Borough

Sand Point police responded to two fentanyl overdoses over the weekend, one resulting in the death of a 26-year-old woman from King Cove.

In a statement, officials said they were dispatched to a residence in Sand Point on Aug. 31, following a report of an unresponsive man who may have overdosed. Police and medics began life-saving efforts and transported the man to the Sand Point clinic. He survived after being medevaced from the community for emergency care.