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Two Men Charged in Overdose Death of Tuscola County Woman

ELMWOOD TOWNSHIP, MI – Two men have been charged in connection with the overdose death case of Emily Dennis who died on Thursday April 20th, 2017.

Tuscola County Deputies responded to a home on Dodge Rd in Elmwood Twp near Cass City after midnight on Thursday, April 20th for a possible overdose. Upon arriving they found that Emily Dennis, 26-years-old, of Caro, was dead. Deputies investigated the scene and conducted several interviews over the coming weeks. It was reported that there were several overdose cases in the Cass City area that night.

Emily Dennis died of drug intoxication. Two arrests have been made in connection with her heroin overdose death.

The victims boyfriend, Adam Robert Maxson, 22-years-old, who was on Parole at the time of the incident, has been charged with:

  • Count 1:  Delivery of a Controlled Substance Causing Death.  Felony. Possible sentence – Life or any term of years
  • Count 2: Controlled Substance – Delivery/Manufacture Felony. 20-years and/or $25,000 fine
  • Count 3:  Controlled Substance – inducing person to violate. Felony.  20-years and/or $25,000 fine
  • Count 4:  Controlled Substance – inducing person to violate. Felony.  20-years and/or $25,000 fine
  • Count 5: Controlled Substance – Possession. Felony. 4-years and/or $25,000 fine

Based on records from the Michigan Department of Corrections, Adam Maxson has previous convictions dating back to 2010 for drug crimes.

The second man to be charged is Tyler Meffer, 23-years-old, has been charged with the following:
  • Count 1:  Delivery of a Controlled Substance Causing Death.  Felony. Possible sentence – Life or any term of years
  • Count 2: Controlled Substance – Delivery/Manufacture Felony. 20-years and/or $25,000 fine
  • Count 3:  Controlled Substance – inducing person to violate. Felony.  20-years and/or $25,000 fine

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