Charges Upgraded To Homicide in Drug Delivery Arrest
Wayne County DA, Janine Edwards, announced Edmond O'Connor of Hawley will be the first person she's ever charged with drug delivery resulting in death. Police say O'Connor delivered heroin to Ralissa Gibson, and also shot her up with a needle in the arm. She died a few hours later. According to the criminal affidavit, O'Connor also failed to call 911, leading to additional charges.
The maximum sentence for a delivery resulting in death charge is 40 years in prison.
O'Connor is locked up in the Wayne County Correctional Facility on 750 thousand dollars bail.