Police are reporting that a woman wanted for not rendering aid to an overdose victim has been captured.
On February 25, 2019, the South Kingstown Police Department (SKPD) and South Kingstown Emergency Medical Services (SKEMS) responded to a subject laying outdoors in a fetal position. SKPD Officers and SKEMS administered Narcan and the subject was transported by SKEMS to South County Hospital for treatment and injuries sustained as the result of an apparent opiate overdose.
Through investigation SKPD discovered that Julia Martin (age 28) had been using Fentanyl with the victim and failed to offer reasonable assistance, leaving the subject to suffer grave physical harm.
Martin was wanted in the incident, but has been located and arrested according to police.