Three charged in overdose death in Bardstown

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BARDSTOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) – Bardstown police say three people are charged in the overdose

Robert Girdley/Nelson County Detention Center

death of a man.

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Bardstown police say officers responded to 139 Fern Lea Circle in March, regarding a death investigation. The Narcotics Unit assisted and determined it was a possible overdose case.

Police say Adam Walker was found deceased in his residence. An investigation revealed Walker died from a heroin overdose.

Police say three individuals were arrested and charged for their involvement. Robert E. Girdley, 35, and Labrent Maddox were each charged with manslaughter and trafficking in heroin and trafficking in cocaine.

Thomas Alvey, 45, was charged with manslaughter, cocaine and heroin trafficking and tampering with physical evidence, according to police.

On March 15th, 2020 Bardstown Police responded to a residence on Fern Lea Circle on a death investigation. The Narcotics Unit responded to assist and determined it was a possible overdose case. The victim was found deceased in his residence. Through the narcotics units investigation, it was determined the victim died from a heroin overdose. The investigation lead to three individuals being charged for their involvement in the victims death. The following were arrested:
Arrested:
Robert E. Girdley was charged with Manslaughter II, Trafficking in controlled substances Heroin & Cocaine.
Labrent Maddox was charged with Manslaughter II, Trafficking in Controlled substances Heroin & Cocaine.
Thomas Alvey was charged with Manslaughter II, Trafficking in controlled substances Heroin & Cocaine, and Tampering with Physical Evidence.