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Police: Man Bought Son Heroin, Let Him Die of Overdose

A Bonne Terre man is accused of providing his son with a deadly dose of heroin, and then preventing anyone from calling for help while he was dying.

07/10/2014

Man Charged in Heroin Overdose Death

Brian Petty faces up to 30 years in prison

08/30/2012

Man Charged With murder After Family Member Overdose

A southwest Missouri man is charged with second-degree murder after his niece overdosed on heroin

06/11/2012

Dozens turn out for a Heroin Kills rally along North Kingshighway in St. Louis on May 19, 2012. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Mother Asking For Further Probe Into Son’s Heroin Death

Dozens attended a rally Saturday in St. Louis organized by Chris Duren of Red Bud, Illlinois.

05/19/2012

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Heroin Takes Life of Edwardsville Woman

Amanda Gerhardt was found unconscious on the bathroom floor in her boyfriend’s Collinsville home.

01/11/2012

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Heroin Overdose Death Results in Life Sentence

Federal prosecutor calls the convicted man a “cold blooded murderer.”

08/25/2011

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