According to police, 23-year-old Felix “Pablo” Lopez was arrested on Monday on a criminal complaint charging him with narcotics distribution offenses.
On Sept. 13, Norwich Police responded to an untimely death at a residence in the city. Police located the body of a 20-year-old woman and were told she was addicted to heroin. The Chief Medical Examiner determined the victim’s cause of death to be acute fentanyl and heroin intoxication.
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Officials allege Lopez supplied the heroin that caused the victim’s death.
Officers say during his arrest, Lopez had an unspecified amount of crack cocaine in his possession.
Lopez is facing charges of intent to distribute, and distribution of, controlled substances, and conspiracy to distribute controlled substances.