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Designer drug claims young man's life

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Designer drug claims young man's life
River Falls Wisconsin 2815 Prairie Drive / P.O. Box 25 54022

Milwaukee County has recorded its first death from a designer drug called methoxetamine (meth-ux-et'-uh-meen) - Mexxy for short.

Douglas Peters, 23, was found dead May 6, after he passed out during a party at the home of a DJ in Milwaukee. The county medical examiner has just now attributed the death to Mexxy.

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The drug comes in powder form that can be injected, swallowed, or snorted - and it's generally legal to buy-and-use since it's uncontrolled in the United States.

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