A man has been charged in the death of a woman after authorities say she overdosed on heroin he provided to her. 29 year old John P. Lance of Granite City has been charged with felony drug induced homicide in the death of 25 year old Sara Brewer of Granite City who died on January 2 of this year. 

Lance is also charged with unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, a Class 2 felony.  The Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office says while awaiting toxicology reports on Brewer’s death, Granite City Police determined that Lance provided the heroin to Brewer.  Lance faces up to 37 years in prison, 6-30 years fro the Class X Felony and 3-7 years for the Class 2 Felony.  His bond was set Wednesday at $500,000.


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