2 Arrested in Suspected Drug Overdose of St. Paul Teen
St. Paul police say two men are in custody after supplying drugs and alcohol to two teenage girls, including one who died.
Policehave arrested 19-year-old Jacob Sawyer and 25-year-old Robert Kibble on probable cause homicide.
Family members identify the victim has Pauviera Linson.
Authorities say the 14-year-old girl was found unresponsive in her bedroom by relative Monday morning. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators say she and a 17-year-old girl had gone to a party with the men Sunday night in Burnsville where they drank alcohol and ingested codeine.
The older girl was taken to Regions Hospital where she was treated for a possible drug overdose. Police say the girl has since been released.
A memorial fund has been set up in Pauviera's name. Donations can be made to the Pauviera Linson Memorial Trust any Twin Cities area Wells Fargo bank.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.