Parkersburg man charged with murder after fatal overdose

WOOD CO., WV (BY: GIUSEPPE SABELLA, THE CHARLESTON GAZETTE-MAIL) — Wood County authorities arrested a Parkersburg man for first-degree murder after he allegedly sold a woman fentanyl and caused a deadly overdose.

Christopher Murvine, 27, is the second person jailed in the last week on murder charges in connection with an overdose.

Murvine sold $30 worth of a substance to Hannah Hescht, 23, in Parkersburg after they met outside a Foodland on Plum Street, according to a news release.

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