One charged with manslaughter in overdose death of Martin Co. man
INEZ, Ky. (WKYT) – Kentucky State Police have charged a man in connection to an overdose death on Thursday.
Troopers say they received a 911 call regarding an overdose at the Dempsey Housing apartment complex.
When they arrived, they say 27-year-old Ryan Marcum of Warfield, was found dead in an apartment.
Investigators say a warrant was obtained for 28-year-old Christopher Newsome of Debord. According to Troopers, Newsome’s drug involvement with Marcum is believed to be a direct factor in Marcum’s death.
Newsome was arrested and faces charges of manslaughter and trafficking in controlled substances.
He is now in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center.
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