Romeoville Woman Charged in Plainfield Man's Heroin Death
Kristina Keating is already serving a sentence on drug possession charges; she is now charged in the death of Emilio Medina.
The Will County Coroner's office reported 30 heroin-related deaths in Will County in 2011. Three were in Plainfield or unincorporated Plainfield.
Will County Judge Robert Livas approved the charges against Keating on Tuesday.
Since June, Keating has been serving time at Lincoln Correctional Center after pleading guilty to two drug-possession charges. According to the Illinois Department of Corrections, she was scheduled to be paroled on June 17, 2013.