RHINELANDER - Toxicology tests took almost three months, but now they're in. Two people from St. Germain will face first degree reckelss homicide charges in the heroin overdose case of a Rhinelander man.
27-year-olds Jennifer Heiting and Richard Lewis already face a handfull of felonies for selling heroin.
Now prosecutors added first degree reckelss homicide charges.
30-year-old David Stahl died after taking heroin he got from Heiting and Lewis.
They gave him packages of heroin in return for letting them have the drug FedExed to his house.
Lewis' charge is technically modified to a party to a crime. That means he likely didn't directly supply the deadly dose.
But he faces the same penalty.
"Heroin kills people, as the allegations in this case make all too clear," Judge Bloom said. "Under all those circumstances a $50,000 cash bond is certainly justified."
Heiting and Lewis will be in court again for both the heroin and homicide cases in April.
RHINELANDER - Wild Instincts celebrated the release of BBC's "Supercharged Otters," which filmed at Wild Instincts in Rhinelander.
Saturday's viewing at Rouman Cinema in Rhinelander had a complementary showing of the episode.
The episode features otters that spent seven months with Rehabilitation Director Mark Naniot and his team.
The episode gives people a look into the life of an otter.
"Like everything else it's the web of life. Everything's all interconnected and even if it's just the pure enjoyment of watching an otter swim or catch a fish and seeing how playful they are sliding down a mudslide or sliding through the snow that alone is immeasurable really," said Naniot.
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