A press release from McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally:
DRUG DEALER FOUND GUILTY OF DRUG INDUCED HOMICIDE IN McHENRY COUNTY
Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announced that 26-year-old Durelle Hall of Woodstock, Illinois, was found guilty, after a jury trial, of the offense of Drug Induced Homicide.
Hall will be sentenced on September 7, 2017 and faces between 6 and 30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.
The case centered around the overdose death of a 20 year old victim who was found unresponsive on October 6, 2015 after ingesting Heroin that had been laced with Fentanyl.
An investigation into the death by Marengo Police Department revealed that the victim had purchased the Heroin from Hall.
Hall has several other unrelated pending matters in McHenry County including Delivery of a Controlled Substance within 1000 feet of a School, Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, Intent to Deliver, and Unlawful Possession with Intent to Deliver Cannabis.
The case was prosecuted by Assistant State’s Attorney Randi Freese and Rita Gara.
The case investigation was lead by Detective Boeckh and Sergeant Boyce of the Marengo Police Department.