Two Charged After Man Dies of Apparent Heroin Overdose

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    Sanden Abrahams and Taylor Delbene. (Torrington Police)

     A young man is dead after a suspected heroin overdose in Torrington.

    Torrington Police responded to 128 Church St. just after midnight on Saturday for a medical emergency.

    There they found a 22-year old male. The male was transported to Charlotte Hungerford Hospital where he was later pronounced dead of a suspected heroin overdose.

    According to police, Sanden Abrahams, 22, of Granby, sold the victim the heroin prior to his death.

    When police searched Abrahams residence at 100 Bushy Hill Road, they discovered five and a half, or 55 bags of heroin.

    Abrahams was arrested and charged with Sale Of Heroin, Possession Of Heroin, Possession Of Heroin With Intent To Sell, Possession Of Heroin In A School Zone, Possession Drug Paraphernalia, Risk Of Injury To A Minor, and False Statement 2nd Degree. Abraham is being held on a $75,000 bond.

    Taylor Delbene, 21, of Torrington was also arrested and charged with Risk of injury to a minor. Delbene is Abrahams girlfriend. The charge stems from a 2 and a half year old child that was in the apartment at the time.

    The identity of the deceased is not being released at this time.