Woman Faces Murder Charge in Heroin Overdose

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Kenner police arrested 20-year-old Lana Marie Cristina on a murder charge following a death inside her home.

According to police, they were called to respond to the home, last October, when a woman was reported to be unconscious there.

They say the woman, an autopsy determined, died from a heroin overdose.

They also say Cristina confessed to providing the woman with the drugs and, under Louisiana law, will face a murder charge for her actions.

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