Investigators question whether Duncan men died from "Krokodil"

Published: Oct. 14, 2013 at 12:03 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 18, 2013 at 2:09 PM CDT
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Duncan- Investigators are working to determine whether the deaths of two Duncan men may be linked to a potent new drug that destroys the body from the inside.

"Krokodil" originated in Russia as a cheap alternative to heroin and has recently been making its way to the United States. The drug dissolves the skin over time and can create green scaly scarring that gives it its name. Some officials say its so dangerous... The life expectancy of users can be as low as two years.

The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics is trying to determine if "Krokodil" was involved in the deaths of Justin McGee, a Duncan father of four, and a friend of his. If the link is confirmed, they could be the first victims of "Krokodil" in the U.S.