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Charges filed after fatal overdose

Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 2:50 pm

Orville H. King and Joan M. Parks, both of Weems, will each be tried on April 10 on charges of Manslaughter in the overdose death of Robert Steven Auman, 51 of Reedville.

The bench trial will start at 9 a.m. in Northumberland County Circuit Court with the Honorable Judge R. Michael McKenney presiding.

The charges arise from an incident on April 4, 2017. Ms. Parks and Mr. King allegedly obtained heroin laced with fentanyl for the victim who then suffered a fatal overdose.

For the full article, pick up the latest Northumberland Echo 3/27/19