Man Charged in Heroin Overdose Death

EDWARDSVILLE, IL. (KMOX) – A Caseyville man has been indicted by a Madison County Grand Jury for the heroin overdose death of a woman.

33 year old Brian Petty is charged with one count of Drug Induced Homicide in connection with the death of 49 year old Gail Trexler of Maryville.

Investigators say not only did Petty supply Trexler with the narcotic,  but personally injected her.

He’s not been jailed yet, but bond has already been set at 150-thousand dollars.  He faces 6 to 30 years in prison if convicted.


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