Naperville Man Held On $5M Bond In Drug-Induced Homicide Case

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NAPERVILLE, IL — A Naperville man is being held on $5 million bond in connection with the fentanyl overdose death of a woman from Addison. Courvoisier Thomas, 38, of the 1300 block of Modaff Drive, is accused of selling the woman a mixture of fentanyl and fluorofentanyl on Nov. 17, 2021.

Police say the woman was found unresponsive at a home on Blecke Avenue in Addison on Nov. 17. She was taken to Glen Oaks Hospital and pronounced dead.

During an investigation, police discovered that Thomas supplied the woman with a fentanyl mixture that she took before her death, according to the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office. Thomas was arrested Dec. 3 on a warrant for a charged unrelated to this incident.

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Fentanyl A ‘Major Drug’ In 2021 Overdose Deaths In DuPage County

He was charged with one count of drug-induced homicide in connection with the woman’s death.

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“On November 17th of last year, a young woman died after ingesting a fentanyl/ fluorofentanyl mixture allegedly supplied to her by the defendant in this case, Courvoisier Thomas,” DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin said in a news release.

Berlin added, “This is yet another senseless loss of a promising life snuffed out by illegal narcotics. The charges filed today send the message that anyone who supplies a deadly dose of a narcotic will not be able to simply walk away from the consequences of their actions.”

Thomas, is set to appear in court on April 27.

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