Shantell Banks, the mother of Alton Banks, a 10-year-old Miami boy who may be among Florida’s youngest opiod victims, posted this tribute to him on her Facebook page. Miami detectives are investigating how he might have a potent painkill that was found in his system, according to preliminary toxicology reports.
Shantell Banks, the mother of Alton Banks, a 10-year-old Miami boy who may be among Florida’s youngest opiod victims, posted this tribute to him on her Facebook page. Miami detectives are investigating how he might have a potent painkill that was found in his system, according to preliminary toxicology reports. Family photo
Shantell Banks, the mother of Alton Banks, a 10-year-old Miami boy who may be among Florida’s youngest opiod victims, posted this tribute to him on her Facebook page. Miami detectives are investigating how he might have a potent painkill that was found in his system, according to preliminary toxicology reports. Family photo

A 10-year-old Miami boy may be latest — and among youngest — victim of opioid crisis

July 17, 2017 05:30 PM

UPDATED July 18, 2017 04:03 PM

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