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Two charged after local man dies from heroin overdose

Posted 10/1/13

Two people who allegedly supplied heroin to a Middletown man who died of an overdose have been charged in his death.Lindsay Sipe, 28, and Edwin Haynes, 30, both of Middletown, were charged with drug delivery resulting in death; manufacture, …

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Two charged after local man dies from heroin overdose

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Two people who allegedly supplied heroin to a Middletown man who died of an overdose have been charged in his death.

Lindsay Sipe, 28, and Edwin Haynes, 30, both of Middletown, were charged with drug delivery resulting in death; manufacture, delivery, or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver; and use/possession of drug paraphernalia after Gary Breshers died of a heroin overdose.

Haynes was also charged with intentional possession of a controlled substance and Sipe was charged with recklessly endangering another person.

The charges were filed with District Judge David Judy’s office on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

According to police, a friend found Breshers and Haynes unconscious in a bedroom at Breshers’ residence on June 26 and called for an ambulance.

Breshers was declared dead at the scene, and Haynes was revived and transported to a hospital, according to an affidavit of probable cause filed in court.

Police found a syringe and other drug paraphernalia in the bedroom, the affidavit states.

Haynes told police he purchased the heroin from Sipe, and Sipe allegedly confessed to supplying the heroin to Haynes, police said.

Both Sipe and Haynes are awaiting preliminary hearings.


Noelle Barrett: 717-944-4628, or noellebarrett@pressandjournal.com