A suspected heroin dealer from the Quad Cities is jailed in connection with a death in Davenport, likely due to drugs. Emergency responders were summoned on Wednesday to a possible drug overdose in a Davenport home. They found one person dead. The individual was taken to a Davenport hospital, where an autopsy is pending.
The person’s identity has not been released pending notification of relatives. Based on an investigation by detectives, 49-year-old Anthony Johnson of Rock Island, Illinois, is being charged with involuntary manslaughter, possession with intent to deliver heroin and delivery of heroin. He remains in the Scott County Jail.
(Reporting by Phil Roberts, Davenport)