A terrifying and dangerous drug known as Krokodil has made its way to the Chicago area. Five cases of the fleshing-eating, heroine-like drug that originated in Russia were reported last week in Will Country.
Victims were treated at St. Joseph Medical Center. The drug combines codeine with gasoline, paint thinner, butane and other chemicals. '
A new interview with one of the Joliet-area victims shows the gruesome results of the injectable drug and details the process of the drug burning skin from the inside out.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times