Three more charged in 7 of Hearts heroin investigation

By WTAJ News

Published 05/09 2014 11:01AM

Updated 05/09 2014 11:04AM

Packet of the 7 of Hearts heroin responsible for more than a dozen overdoses.
Packet of the 7 of Hearts heroin responsible for more than a dozen overdoses.
CONEMAUGH TOWNSHIP, CAMBRIA COUNTY – Two brothers who overdosed on the “7 of Hearts” heroin and a woman they were with are facing drug charges.

Police charged 21-year-old Kevin Lowery, 23-year-old Kirk Lowery, Jr. and 33-year-old Jessica Anne Sharer with felony and misdemeanor drug charges.

The charges are the latest in the ongoing investigation into the rash of heroin overdoses in Cambria and Somerset Counties at the end of April and beginning of May 2014.

Police say when they responded to the overdose call May 1st, they found six bags of suspected heroin labeled “7 of Hearts.”

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