Preliminary exam date set for man charged in Birmingham woman's drug overdose

Published On: Jan 04 2013 02:57:53 PM EST
Richard Babbie
BIRMINGHAM, Mich. -

A man connected to the overdose death of a Birmingham woman last summer was in court Friday.

Richard Babbie, 38, is facing a charge of delivery of heroin causing death.

Babbie is accused of supplying heroin and helping 37-year-old Tawnya Jarvis administer the shot in her apartment in June 2012.

After taking the drug, Jarvis became unresponsive and was was later pronounced dead at a hospital.

At Friday's court hearing, Babbie’s preliminary exam was set for Jan. 31.

Richard Patrick Babbie

--Richard Patrick Babbie

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