Pa. man indicted in Hunterdon County man’s drug death, prosecutor says

FLEMINGTON, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A Pennsylvania man was indicted by a Hunterdon County Jury for allegedly distributing heroin that resulted in the death of a Hunterdon County man, according to Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III.

Richard J. Ricciardi, 46, of Easton, was indicted on June 28 for one count of first-degree strict liability for drug-induced death, Kearns said.

Ricciardi was arrested on June 1, 2018, after he distributed a controlled dangerous substance, specifically heroin, which resulted in the death of a Clinton Township man, Kearns said.

Ricciardi is scheduled for his first status conference on August 24.

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