Former Teacher's Aide Linked to Fatal Drug Overdoses
KREX News Room
ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. One former teacher's aide on the Front Range has been arrested for dealing fatal doses of drugs to young adults.
According to our sister station KCNC, 50-year-old Almeda Beth Sullivan, of Centennial, is facing one count of murder and several drug distribution charges in Arapahoe County.
She accused of dealing prescription drugs out of her home to young adults.
Four people between the ages of 19 and 28 died from overdosing on the same type of drug from Sullivan.
Investigators say between 2007 and 2011, 21-year-old Carter Lee Higdon, 19-year-old Sierra Renee Cochran, 28-year-old Lindsey Jo Saidy and 20-year-old Martynas Simanskas all had drug-related deaths after associating with Sullivan.
Sullivan was a former teacher's aide and bus driver for the Cherry Creek School District from 2003 to 2005.