There's been a large rise in the number of overdoses with bug spray-doused drugs that turn people into "zombies," Indianapolis officials say.
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The concoction is called KD and includes either marijuana, tobacco or the synthetic marijuana called Spice that's laced with heavy-duty bug spray. Users smoke the mixture, CBS News reported.
"We describe it as being like a zombie. They cannot talk to us," Capt. Chris Major of the Indianapolis Fire Department told CBS affiliate WTTV.
"Their movements are slow and lethargic, a lot of drooling and a loss of function. We find them with their clothes off, eating the grass, pulling dirt out of the ground and trying to put it in their mouth," Major said.
"We find people passed out with it still in their hand. That is how fast it has an effect on them," he noted.
Major said that there have been nearly a dozen KD overdose calls in one day, and sometimes responders deal with the same person a number of times a day, CBS News reported.
"They do not know what is in this stuff or who has made it so they are all taking chance, which for some reason they are willing to do because we get the same people using over and over again," Major said.
Officials say they are trying to pinpoint the source of the drug, CBS News reported.
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