Police charge NC man with first-degree murder in heroin death

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According to a search warrant obtained by ABC11, 23-year-old William Tyler Mayhew sold heroin to a man despite knowing that another person had overdosed the night before after taking the same heroin.

The warrant says 23-year-old Eric William Darden purchased the heroin, took it, and later died of a suspected overdose.

The warrant includes text messages between Darden and Mayhew in which they discuss the sale of half a gram of heroin.

“It’s not cheap but it’s really good,” Mayhew allegedly texted Darden.

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