FIRST ON WITN: Woman Charged With Methadone Overdose Murder

A woman has been charged with murder after autopsy results came back on another woman's death nearly three months ago.

Karen Davidson of Jacksonville is charged with second degree murder, possession with intent to sell and deliver a controlled substance and selling a controlled substance.

Jacksonville police say Samantha Sell was found dead in an apartment at Reserve Apartments back on March 5th. Authorities say the 22-year-old woman died from a methadone overdose.

Police say during their investigation, Davidson was developed as a suspect. They say the 20-year-old was arrested after toxicology reports on Sell were delivered this week.

Davidson's bond is set at $75,000.


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  • by Anonymous on Jun 5, 2009 at 08:26 AM
    The "comment" section is for you to "comment" on the article. Not to fuss back and forth about. Give yourself a break and calm down, it's not that important to argue about, let people write what they want to write. Have a great day!
  • by ls Location: nb on Jun 5, 2009 at 05:53 AM
    Thanks for catching my back DK-RT....!! After the first few attacking comments sure hope I didn't read wrong too!
  • by MADDOG Location: GREENVILLE on Jun 5, 2009 at 03:38 AM
    To DK in GREENVILLE- If you want to comment then do so and STOP knocking people for what they say. Are you perfect? I think not.Now go to school.Oh yes,on your way out,carry out the trash.
  • by DK Location: Greenville on Jun 4, 2009 at 06:10 PM
    Again. Another case of where people dont read or know what they are talking about in their comments.
  • by RT Location: Gvegaas on Jun 4, 2009 at 01:52 PM
    Meth isn't a prescription drug but Methadone is a prescription drug used by Heroin addicts to kick the habit.
  • by bea Location: washington on Jun 4, 2009 at 01:13 PM
    Meth is not a prescription drug.
  • by ls Location: nb on Jun 4, 2009 at 12:26 PM
    That's a good start...now lets go get the doctors that keep writing the dang prescriptions knowing full well these meds are being abused! Time to pay...and maybe this crap with the Rx drugs will slow down!
  • by DK Location: Greenville on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:18 AM
    Whats becoming of our adults? They dont read.
  • by Tim Location: Greenville on Jun 4, 2009 at 10:16 AM
    The story says nothing about a baby. It's about a three month murder.
  • by sam Location: farmville on Jun 4, 2009 at 08:20 AM
    That poor, poor baby. What is becoming of our youth today?
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