Charges Laid After Overdose Death
Charges have now been laid after a drug overdose death in Tecumseh earlier this year.
Provincial police say 42-year-old Natalie Stevens of Windsor has been charged with manslaughter along with trafficking after a methodone overdose death claimed the life of 45-year-old Stefan Holland.
Police say officers were called to a home on Clovelly Road in Tecumseh on January 2, where Holland was found unresponsive and later died at hospital.
According to police, the investigation revealed Holland died as a result of a drug overdose.
Stevens was arrested and charged on Monday. She remains in custody pending a bail hearing.
The OPP says since 2016, there have been 18 occurrences where charges were laid for manslaughter and/or criminal negligence causing death in relation to fatal overdoses.
Six of those happened this year.