Huntington Woman Gets 6 Years For Role In Drug-Related Death

By Eric Dutkiewicz - 21Alive

Credit: Huntington County Jail

Christy Oden, 40, of Huntington

April 15, 2014 Updated Apr 15, 2014 at 5:50 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON, Ind. (21Alive) - A Huntington woman was sentenced to six years in prison Tuesday for contributing to the drug-related death of another woman.

Christy Oden, 40, pleaded guilty Mar. 4 to reckless homicide of Annette Veach, 39, of Roanoke.

Authorities say Leach died Nov. 25 of morphine toxicity.

A three-month investigation into Veach's death led to Oden's arrest and charges.

Oden was also sentenced to two years of probation following her release from prison.

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