RHINELANDER, WI (WXPR) - Homicide charges were filed Friday in Oneida county concerning the heroin overdose death of a man near Rhinelander.
District Attorney Michael Schiek has charged two 27-year olds, Richard Lewis and Jennifer Heiting of St. Germain, in the December 10, 2012 death of 30 year old David Stahl. Tests revealed Stahl's death was from heroin toxicity. His body was discovered in a dwelling in the town of Crescent.
The charges include First Degree Reckless Homicide and Party To The Crime. Both Lewis and Heiting have already been in jail as part of an on-going drug task force investigation of heroin distribution in Oneida and Vilas counties. They made bond appearances in Oneida County Circuit Court Friday afternoon on the latest charges.