A 26-year-old woman is in jail after selling heroin to her father, who then overdosed and had to be hospitalised, police say.
Jodi England allegedly sold her father Steve England heroin for $10 at his house in Moscow Mills, Missouri.
He told police from the emergency room that he had done the drug three times that week, and once that day.
Speaking to a Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department Detective, Steve England said that he knew his daughter had the drug addiction.
‘He said he knew his daughter was a heroin addict, and he wanted to do heroin too,’ Major Kurt Venneman told CBS St Louis.
According to court documents, Jodi England allowed detectives to search her car. There, Mr Venneman found a red rucksack.
Inside were several syringes and capsules with trace amounts of the drug, CBS St Louis reported.
Jodi England admitted that she sold him the heroin, and that her father had asked her for it repeatedly.
Police said that she also injected her father with the drug.
She was charged with delivery of a controlled substance, as well as marijuana possession, and is being held on a $20,000 cash-only bond.
Her father has since recovered from the overdose[...]