Three People Arrested In Connection with the Overdose Death of a Child

Three people have been arrested in connection with a February 2023 overdose death of a four-year-old.

On February 26, 2023, Special Victim Section detectives were notified of the death of a four-year-old at a local hospital. It was determined that the child died from an overdose of Fentanyl. During the investigation, three suspects were identified. Evidence of narcotics trafficking was also discovered at a residence on Bracktown Road, which led to an extended Narcotics Enforcement Unit investigation.

Anderson George, 32, was arrested in Fayette County on November 28, 2023, and is being held at the Fayette County Detention Center on the following charges.

  • Manslaughter 2nd Degree
  • Trafficking in Control Substance 1st Degree (Fentanyl)
  • Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree (2 Counts)
  • Tampering with Physical Evidence
     

In addition to the charges from the overdose, George was also charged by the Narcotics Enforcement Unit with the following charges.
 

  • Trafficking in Control Substances (Aggravated – Fentanyl)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Importing Fentanyl

 

Briana Turpin, 26, was arrested in Boyle County on November 28, 2023, on the following charges.

  • Manslaughter 2nd Degree
  • Trafficking in Control Substance 1st Degree (Fentanyl)
  • Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree (2 Counts)
  • Tampering with Physical Evidence

 

Raven Houston, 18, was arrested in Boyle County on November 28, 2023, on the following charges.

  • Manslaughter 2nd Degree
  • Trafficking in Control Substance 1st Degree (Fentanyl)
  • Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree (2 Counts)

 

Turpin and Houston are being held at the Boyle County Detention Center pending extradition to Fayette County.

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