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Alleged heroin dealer arrested after overdose death in Lafourche Parish

Published: Jun. 17, 2022 at 1:33 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Following an overdose death in Lafourche Parish, officials have arrested the man they believe sold the victim heroin, Sheriff Craig Webre says.

Webre says an undientified person overdosed on June 8 in Bayou Blue on Mary Beth Avenue. At the scene, investigators found a syringe and a plastic bag of suspected heroin.

Investigators were able to determine the drugs had been purchased from 39-year-old Christopher Sealy.

Sealy was booked into the Lafourche Parish Correctional Complex on three drug charges. His bond was set at $176,000.

Additional charges may be filed, Webre says.

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