It was the kiss of demise.
A Tennessee lady allegedly slipped meth to an inmate although a kiss throughout a jailhouse go to –and was hit with homicide prices after the prisoner died, authorities stated.
Rachel Dollard, 33, allegedly hid a balloon containing a half-ounce of pace in her mouth and handed it orally to Joshua Brown on the Turney Heart Industrial Complicated in Solely in February, the Tennessee Division of Correction stated in an announcement Tuesday.
Brown — who had been serving an 11-year sentence on drug-related prices — overdosed and died at an area hospital, the corrections division stated.
Dollard was arrested final weekend for the allegedly lethal smooch and charged with second-degree homicide and smuggling contraband into the jail, in line with officers.
“This incident factors to the actual risks of introducing contraband into prisons and the results that observe,” stated David Imhof, Director of TDOC’s Workplace of Investigations and Conduct.
“Our company will pursue prosecution in opposition to any particular person who threatens the protection and safety of our workers, the women and men in our custody, and our services.”
In 2017, Melissa Ann Blair of Oregon was sentenced to 2 years behind bars after her inmate boyfriend died from her meth-laden kiss.
Two balloons ruptured her boyfriend’s abdomen and he died of methamphetamine toxicity, prosecutors stated.