Salem man arraigned in overdose death case

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- A Salem man accused of providing the heroin that killed a Keizer woman was jailed after his arraignment Tuesday in Marion County Circuit Court.

Christopher Wood is held on $500,000 bail until his next court appearance June 8.

The Statesman Journal reports (http://is.gd/olk8m0 ) the 19-year-old was one of eight people arrested in April in connection with the death of 21-year-old Laurin Putnam.

If convicted of delivering heroin he could be sentenced to up to 20 years in prison.

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Information from: Statesman Journal, http://www.statesmanjournal.com