Murder investigation launched after 'at least three men were killed by drug dealers who forced them to overdose on meth'

South Australian Police launch major investigation into three deaths Robert Atkins, Trevor King and Jeff Mundy were allegedly murdered in Adelaide It is believed the three were intentionally given a lethal dose of a drug Multiple people may be involved in the alleged murders of the three men 

A murder investigation has been launched after at least three men were allegedly killed in South Australia. 

Detective Superintendent Des Bray announced on Wednesday he will lead the investigation looking into the deaths of Robert Atkins, Trevor King and Jeff Mundy.

All men were allegedly murdered by low-level drug dealers and petty criminals. 

It is believed they were intentionally given a lethal dose of a drug, otherwise known as a ‘hot shot’, Detective Superintendent Bray said.

He said there were likely multiple people involved with the murders. 

There may also be other deaths linked to the killings.

Det Super Bray said Task Force Southern would be formed, comprised of Major Crime detectives, to investigate the three murders associated with the city’s methamphetamine scene. 

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