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UPDATE: Vilas Co. Woman Sentenced in Heroin Overdose Death

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

UPDATE: Thurs 11:03 AM, Jan. 30, 2014

A 27-year-old St. Germain woman will spend four years in prison for the 2012 heroin overdose death of David Stahl.

Prosecutors says Jennifer Heiting sold heroin to 30-year-old Stahl resulting in his death.

Last October, Heiting pleaded no contest to 1st degree reckless homicide during a plea deal with prosecutors.

Heiting will spend six years on extended supervision upon her release from prison.

She will also received 415 days credit for time she has already spent in jail.

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UPDATE: Wed 4:54 AM, Oct. 30, 2013

A 27-year-old St. Germain woman convicted providing heroin to a man leading to his overdose death in December 2012, pleaded no contest Wednesday during a plea deal with prosecutors.

As result, a charge of bail jumping was dismissed against Jennifer Heiting.

According to a press release, on December 10, 2012 the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, along with members of the Northcentral Drug Enforcement Group began an investigation involving the use and delivery of controlled substances, specifically heroin. The investigation stemmed from the December 8 drug overdose death of David Stahl, 30.

Heiting was charged with delivery of heroin, conspiracy to deliver heroin, and possession with intent to deliver, along with two counts of bail jumping. However, those charges were amended to 1st degree reckless homicide and bail jumping.

The additional charges against Heiting were filed following toxicology results obtained from Stahl.

A sentencing date has been scheduled for January 29.

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ORIGINAL STORY: Fri 11:32 AM, May 17, 2013

A St. Germain woman accused of providing heroin to a man leading to his overdose death has pleaded not guilty.

Initially, Jennifer Heiting, 26, was charged with delivery of heroin, conspiracy to deliver heroin, and possession with intent to deliver, along with two counts of bail jumping. However, those charges were amended to 1st degree reckless homicide/ delivering drugs and bail jumping. A judge has already determined there is enough evidence for her case to head to trial.

According to a press release, on December 10, 2012 the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, along with members of the Northcentral Drug Enforcement Group began an investigation involving the use and delivery of controlled substances, specifically heroin.

The investigation stemmed from the December 8 drug overdose death of David Stahl, 30.

The additional charges against Heiting were filed following toxicology results obtained from Stahl.


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