Indiana State Police Trooper Kyle Taylor arrested two people on multiple felony charges early Wednesday morning after a suspected drug-related death.
Late Tuesday evening, Trooper Kyle Taylor responded to a possible drug overdose with deputies from the Scott and Washington County Sheriff’s Departments.
The residence is on SR 39 in Washington County; however, it has a Scottsburg address. When Trooper Taylor arrived, Scott County Deputies were on-scene providing CPR to a female victim who was later identified as 33-year-old Alice Dyan Cook of Scottsburg.
EMS transported Cook to the Scott County Hospital.
Tragically, despite life-saving measures, Cook was pronounced deceased after arriving at the hospital.
As the investigation continued, Trooper Taylor located suspected heroin and marijuana at the residence.
Trooper Taylor also identified two others present at the address as 35-year-old Errol Reardon and 33-year-old Rachel Gibson, both of Henryville, Indiana.
As a result of the investigation, Trooper Taylor arrested both Reardon and Gibson on the following preliminary charges:
- Dealing in a Controlled Substance Causing Death – Level 1 Felony.
- Dealing in Cocaine or Narcotic Drug – Level 4 Felony.
- Possession of Cocaine or Narcotic Drug – Level 6 Felony.
- Possession of Paraphernalia – A misdemeanor.
- Possession of Marijuana – B Misdemeanor.
Officers transported Rachel Gibson and Errol Reardon to the Washington County Jail without further incident.
The next-of-kin has been notified.