Two arrested in connection with Southern Shores man’s fatal 2018 overdose

Posted at 7:59 PM, Sep 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-30 19:59:05-04

SOUTHERN SHORES, N.C. – Two people have been arrested in connection with the October 2018 overdose death of a 26-year-old man, the Southern Shores Police Department announced Monday.

On October 29, 2018, police responded to the man’s fatal overdose, which happened at a home on Duck Woods Drive.

After an investigation, the department has charged 30-year-old Jake Garland Hodges of Rodanthe, North Carolina, and 28-year-old Jessica Mercedes Baudeloque of Kill Devil Hills with Involuntary Manslaughter and the Sale and Delivery of Heroin in connection with the man’s death.

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Both Hodges and Baudeloque have been arrested and placed under $75,000 bonds.

The Nags Head Police Department assisted Southern Shores Police in this case.

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