Alton Woman Charged in Heroin Death

ALTON, IL. (KMOX) – An Alton woman could get 30 years in prison for allegedly giving heroin to a man who then died.

Prosecutors say 27 year old Mary Ellen Johnson is charged with drug inducted homicide for providing heroin to 34 year old Michael Johnson; no relation.

Mary Ellen Johnson is being held on a half-million dollars bond.

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