Grand Jury Indicts Woman In Fentanyl Death Of Harrison Man

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Susan Rebecca Hildreth
Susan Rebecca Hildreth

The Hamilton County Grand Jury has indicted a woman in the Fentanyl death of a Harrison man.

Susan Rebecca Hildreth, 37, is facing charges of second-degree murder and unlawful sale of Fentanyl.

She had prior charges of having drugs for resale, possession of drug paraphernalia and having contraband in jail. 

Ms. Hildreth pleaded guilty in December 2015 to meth charges and was given a suspended sentence.

The indictment says the Dec. 1, 2016, death of Kevin Boyd Heltenburg was caused by use of Fentanyl he obtained from Ms. Hildreth.

Mr. Heltenburg was 28.

He was a local brick mason.

Ms. Hildreth was taken into custody outside East Ridge City Hall by the Hamilton County Narcotics and Special Operations Division, along with the Hamilton County Fugitive FAST Team.

The death of the victim occurred at his home on Cooley Road. He was found with a lethal dose of Fentanyl in his system.

At the time of her arrest, Ms. Hildreth was found with two grams of heroin along with drug paraphernalia.


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