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West Bend police make arrests in 2 heroin deaths

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WEST BEND, Wis. (AP) -- West Bend police have dealt with two fatal heroin overdoses in less than a week.

Thirty-four-year-old Jennifer Kahut was found dead in her apartment from a heroin overdose last Wednesday. The next day, police arrested a 35-year-old man from West Bend and a 36-year-old Milwaukee man accused of supplying Kahut with heroin. The men are being held on $45,000 bail.

On Saturday, 20-year-old Matthew Vickman was found dead in his room from a heroin overdose after his mother contacted police to say she couldn't contact her son. Later that day police arrested a 22-year-old West Bend man for allegedly supplying Vickman with heroin. Charges are pending.

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