Homicide charges filed after man dies from heroin


MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) - A man who sold heroin to another man who later died, is now charged with drug induced homicide. 

Police say 27-year-old Thomas Cord Rich sold heroin to the man who later died from an drug overdose the morning after purchasing the heroin. 

Eich was arrested on Aug. 9 on delivery of a controlled substance. Additional charges were filed earlier this month for drug induced homicide charges. 

A status hearing on the case is set for Oct. 9 at 10 a.m. 

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