17-year-old arrested in death of Johnsburg woman
JOHNSBURG – A 17-year-old man provided the heroin that a 19-year-old Johnsburg woman overdosed on last week, Johnsburg police said.
Justin D. Hurt of Round Lake Beach was charged with drug-induced homicide, a class X felony, in the death of Stephanie Habhab, who died Wednesday, according to a news release.
Emergency responders arrived at Habhab's Fairview Avenue residence about 3 p.m. Wednesday and found her unresponsive, the release said. She was taken to Centegra Hospital – McHenry where she was pronounced dead.
Habhab had obtained the heroin that caused her overdose from Hurt in Antioch, according to a Johnsburg police investigation.
Hurt was taken to the McHenry County Jail following his arrest where he remains in custody. His bond is set at $20,000.
A preliminary hearing is set for 9 a.m. Tuesday.
- Emily K. Coleman