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West Bend police make arrests in 2 heroin deaths

Published On: Feb 04 2013 09:13:28 PM CST
WEST BEND, Wis. -

West Bend police have dealt with two fatal heroin overdoses in less than a week.

Jennifer Kahut, 34, was found dead in her apartment from a heroin overdose last Wednesday. The next day, police arrested a 35-year-old man from West Bend and a 36-year-old Milwaukee man accused of supplying Kahut with heroin.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported the men are being held on $45,000 bail.

On Saturday, 20-year-old Matthew Vickman was found dead in his room from a heroin overdose after his mother contacted police to say she couldn't contact her son. Later that day police arrested a 22-year-old West Bend man suspected of supplying Vickman with heroin. Charges are pending.

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