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Five charged in connection to Green Bay overdose death

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Top row from left to right: Courtney Burke, Brittany Mefford and Dylan Vorpahl. Bottom row from left to right: Rachel Bartell and Brianna Lancour.
Top row from left to right: Courtney Burke, Brittany Mefford and Dylan Vorpahl. Bottom row from left to right: Rachel Bartell and Brianna Lancour.

GREEN BAY, WI (WTAQ) - Green Bay police have arrested five people in connection with a heroin overdose death.

According to police, 26-year-old Matthew Odea died at his apartment February 25 from an overdose.

Investigators say Odea's girlfriend, Rachel Bartell, called 911 for help. Officers who went to the scene noticed drug paraphernalia in the apartment and indications of possible heroin use.

Courtney Burke, Brittany Mefford and Dylan Vorpahl are charged in Brown County court with first-degree reckless homicide. While Rachel Bartell and Brianna Lancour face drug delivery charges related to the case.

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