MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Blaine woman is facing a murder charge for her role in the drug overdose of a man in Andover.
According to the criminal complaint, police responded to a drug overdose death at a home in Andover Sept. 6. An autopsy revealed the victim likely overdosed on Suboxone.READ MORE: Study Ranks Minnesota As 6th Safest State During Pandemic
A Facebook conversation between the victim and 23-year-old Jennifer Joyce Meyers shows the victim offered to fix Meyers’ computer in exchange for Suboxone. The victim says his parents are coming to getting him before asking to come into Meyers’ home in Fridley to consume a line of Suboxone. Then, the victim tells Meyers the Suboxone was weak.READ MORE: Appeals Court: Judge Erred In Not Reinstating 3rd-Degree Murder Charge Against Derek Chauvin
The victim’s parents found him and drove him home, the complaint states. He lost consciousness during the drive home.
Meyers faces one count of third degree murder.MORE NEWS: HealthPartners Now Offering Drive-Up COVID-19 Vaccinations
Suboxone is prescribed to reverse opioid cravings. It is likely the drug that would have been used to treat Prince for his addiction.