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Atlantic City Woman Indicted for Drug Induced Death

Mays Landing



By: Najla Alexander

Authorities in Atlantic County reported on Thursday, August 3, an Atlantic County Grand Jury indicted Jacklyn Hessen, 26, of Atlantic City.

According to officials, the charges included first-degree Strict Liability for a Drug-Induced Death and third-degree Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance.

Officials said an investigation conducted by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns, and Narcotics Unit, with the assistance of the Egg Harbor Township Police, revealed that on October 14, 2022, Hessen supplied 38-year-old Daniel Trocki with a lethal combination of Heroin, Fentanyl, and 4-ANPP.

It is alleged that Trocki later died as a result of ingesting these substances, police say.