Salem man arraigned in overdose death case



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 ( ) 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.


Information from: Statesman Journal,