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ZACHARY, La. (BRPROUD) – The Zachary Police Department has charged a Baton Rouge man with second-degree murder in connection with a teenager’s overdose death.

The police say it was Tuesday, October 6 when they found a deceased 19-year-old on East Eagle Drive who’d suffered a heroin overdose. Through an investigation, 23-year-old Dalton Saucier was identified as a suspect.

Saucier was arrested Wednesday and charged with second-degree murder and possession, distribution, and manufacture of Schedule II narcotics (heroin).

He’s been booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.