Cops: Man delivers drugs to woman in hospital; she overdoses
Jul. 27, 2017
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania man has been charged with supplying drugs to a hospitalized woman who later overdosed in her hospital room.
Police say a nurse found 30-year-old Ciara Hadrick unresponsive around 2:30 a.m. May 6 in the bathroom of her room at Einstein Medical Center in East Norriton. She died shortly afterward.
Police say they found drug paraphernalia near her. An autopsy shows she died from an overdose of fentanyl.
Authorities say Hadrick arranged the drug delivery through text message. They say video surveillance shows the man leaving her hospital room hours before her death.
A 29-year-old man has been charged with drug delivery resulting in death.
The Montgomery County district attorney says the man was arraigned Wednesday on the charge that carries a similar penalty to third-degree murder.