Carlton Maynor Convicted of Drug Induced Homicide

The following press release was received from McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi:

McHenry County State’s Attorney Louis A. Bianchi announces that a jury returned a guilty verdict against Defendant Carlton Maynor for the offense of Drug Induced Homicide, after deliberating a little more than 2 hours.

On March 3, 2008, Maynor delivered 1 gram or more of a substance containing heroin to Laura Johnson. Laura Johnson later ingested the heroin, and died of a drug overdose.

Maynor will be sentenced to a minimum of 15 years and a maximum of 30 years in the Department of Corrections on 2/4/09 in Courtroom 304 at 1:30pm.

I learned later that Mick Combs and Phil Hiscock were the prosecuting attorneys. The case was investigated by the Sheriff’s Department.

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