Thea Digiammerino

Torrington Woman Charged With Selling Drugs that Caused Fatal Overdose

A Torrington woman is accused of selling another woman heroin that led to a fatal overdose.

Torrington police arrested 27-year-old Chelsey Birden Monday.

The investigation began when police were called to Thompson Heights on January 29. There they found a woman who had overdosed on heron. She died at the hospital.

Investigators believe Birden sold the heroin that caused the victim’s death.

Birden was charged with sale of narcotics. She was held on a $100,000 bond and due in court Tuesday.

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