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Bail Set at $10K in Drug Homicide Case

Carl Wesley, 52, of Milwaukee, remains jailed on charges alleging he sold heroin that killed Andrew Debroux.

A 52-year-old accused drug dealer going by the name of “Boss” remains jailed on $10,000 bail after he was arrested on a warrant for a fatal drug overdose that occurred 2-1/2 years.

The man, Carl Wesley, appeared in court Tuesday afternoon on the reckless homicide charge that alleges he sold the heroin that killed 20-year-old Andrew Debroux, of Waukesha, in January 2010. The first-degree reckless homicide charge was filed Friday in

According to the criminal complaint:

Debroux was found dead at 926 Eales Ave. by his mother around 6 p.m. Jan. 20, 2010. Officers responded to the residence where they also located heroin, oxycodone, cocaine, plastic baggies, a syringe and a charred metal spoon. The medical examiner’s office ruled the cause of death as acute heroin intoxication.

Debroux’s girlfriend told officers they would purchase heroin from Milwaukee from a man named “Boss.” Another man was interviewed by police in December 2011, who told officers that “Boss” was Carl Wesley.

The girlfriend then provided police with more details about Debroux’s death in January, stating the drug dealer had told Debroux to be careful with the heroin because it wasn’t the usual batch.

The girlfriend told investigators Debroux had been out of it the night before his death and she woke him up because she was concerned. They argued before she left to work because she didn’t want to leave the heroin with Debroux.

Wesley denied selling Debroux the fatal batch of heroin and told investigators Debroux came over to his residence to fix his TV cable and update his computer.

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