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Man Arrested, Facing Charges in Connection to Death of Carroll County Teen

CARROLLTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – A Carroll County man is charged with three counts of involuntary manslaughter and a dozen other charges in the death of 14-year-old Jonathan Minard back in April.

30-year-old Matthew Little was arrested Wednesday as he worked at the same Washington Township farm where Jonathan was found, buried in a shallow grave.

He is also charged with gross abuse of a corpse.

Minard went missing when he went with Little to work at the farm.

The indictment indicates he gave the Dellroy teen heroin containing fentanyl.

Here are the charges Little faces:

– three counts of involuntary manslaughter

– corrupting another with drugs

– permitting drug abuse

– endangering children.

– heroin possession

– involuntary manslaughter by permitting drug abuse resulting in the child’s death

– reckless homicide

-corrupting another with drugs

– furnishing marijuana

– evidence tampering

– gross abuse of a corpse

– falsification (misdemeanor)

– failure to report knowledge of a death (misdemeanor)


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