When 19-year-old Taylor Kennedy woke up to find his friend dead, he called the police.
Just the day before, he had gone with Shannon Gaddis, 17, to buy heroin in St. Louis, police said.
Though officials determined that Taylor was sleeping when Shannon snorted heroin, Taylor was charged with drug-induced homicide for buying the heroin that led to her death.
If convicted, the Troy, Ill., teen faces up to 30 years in state prison.
The Illinois state and federal prosecutors in the Metro-East area, adjacent to St. Louis, announced they would investigate overdoses more thoroughly.
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