Man Accused of Giving His Girlfriend Fentanyl Before Fatal Overdose

A Plainville man is accused of manslaughter after police said he gave his 25-year-old girlfriend fentanyl she later fatally overdosed on in November. 

Monique Poulin was found dead in her apartment on New Britain Avenue in Plainville on Nov. 8. Her death was ruled an accident and caused by fentanyl and alcohol, according to the Chief Medical Examiner. 

Investigators discovered the woman's boyfriend, 39-year-old Scott Ludwin, supplied Poulin with the fentanyl she later consumed before dying, Plainville police said. 

Ludwin was arrested on Mar. 27 and is accused of second-degree manslaughter and illegal distribution of fentanyl. His bond was set at $500,000. 

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