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Two arrested following heroin overdose deaths

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Posted at 3:13 PM, Mar 23, 2019

NEW YORK (WKBW) — New York State Police announced they have made two arrests in connection with two overdose deaths earlier this year.

State police say 36-year-old George R. Brown of Cuba has been arrested in connection with a February 28th heroin overdose death of a 30-year-old.

31-year-old Jessica Sprague of Bolivar was arrested in connection with a March 7th heroin overdose death of a 24-year-old.

Following investigations state police say it was determined Brown and Sprague supplied the heroin that led to the deaths.

Both were arrested and arraigned on the following charges:

  • Criminally negligent homicide
  • Criminal possession of a controlled substance