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Two Aurora women charged after heroin overdose death

Crystal Flores (PHOTO: Dearborn County Sheriff's Office) Crystal Flores (PHOTO: Dearborn County Sheriff's Office)
Janice Ross (Photo: Dearborn County Jail) Janice Ross (Photo: Dearborn County Jail)
AURORA, IN (FOX19) - Two Aurora women are in jail and are being charged with reckless homicide after a man died from a drug overdose Friday night.

The incident happened in the 200 block of Exporting Street around 8:00 p.m.

Officers found 35-year-old Jeremy Couch unresponsive. Couch died from the incident.

Police say the two other individuals, Jeffery Couch and Crystal Flores, were found unresponsive on the kitchen floor. Both were transported to Dearborn County Hospital and were revived with narcan.

Crystal Flores was treated and released from the hospital Friday night. Flores is charged with possession of a narcotic, and is currently being held in the Dearborn County Jail.

The Dearborn County jail says a second person, Janice Ross, 46, was also arrested and charged with maintaining a common nuisance. 

Family tells FOX19 NOW Jeremy and Jeffrey Couch are brothers and have battled addictions to methamphetamine and heroin. Both of them served time in jail on drug charges and were recently released. James Couch, the brothers' father tells FOX 19 his oldest son Jeffrey is recovering at a local rehab center.

"You know what they ought to do? Take them down there and fill them full of that dope and let them lay there until they are out. That is what they ought to do to them,” said James Couch.

The Couch family says they have not been told how the women are involved in their son's death but they suspect the two supplied the drug that led to the overdose adding Crystal Flores is a girlfriend of one of the brothers.

"It's happening everywhere. This drug thing is really going wild and I feel sorry for the girls but I also feel for my nephews,” said Mary Cobb, Jeremy and Jeffrey's aunt.

The family says they are struggling to afford a burial for Jeremy Couch. They ask donations be made to Rullman Hunger Funeral Home at 219 Mechanic Street in Aurora Indiana. They can be reached at 812-923-1450.

This incident remains under investigation by the Aurora Police Department.

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