Trial ordered for suspect in fatal drug overdose

Ashley Chapelski-Garrison (Manitowoc Co. Jail)

MANITOWOC (WLUK) – One of two women charged in a fatal drug overdose was ordered Monday to stand trial.

Ashley Chapelski-Garrison returns to court Nov. 2 for a plea hearing on counts of first-degree reckless homicide and delivery of heroin, court records indicate.

Mary Beth Rasmussen is also charged with first-degree reckless homicide and delivery of heroin. Her preliminary hearing is Aug. 15.

According to police, a Manitowoc man, 37, died of a drug overdose March 25 in an apartment on S. 17th Street. Chapelski-Garrison and Rasmussen allegedly delivered the drugs. The victim’s name was not released.

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