Chad Spencer
Chad Spencer
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A couple from Russells Point was indicted this week  on charges stemming from a drug related death.


According to information from the Logan County Clerk of Courts website, Jeff and Shandra Young were each indicted by the Logan County Grand Jury on one count each of reckless homicide, abuse of a corpse and aggravated possession of drugs. Shandra Young was also indicted on one count of possession of heroin.


WPKO Radio in Bellefontaine reported that the charges stem from the death of 42 year old Thomas Cotterman, of Russells Point.


The Youngs, along with Cotterman allegedly travelled to Dayton back in February to purchase drugs. Cotterman died from a drug overdose on February 16. The Youngs are accused of waiting several hours to seek medical treatment for Cotterman fearing criminal charges. Cotterman was pronounced dead the next morning at Lima Memorial Hospital.


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