Farmington Woman Going To Prison For Daughter’s Methadone Death

Updated 3 years ago

A 48-year-old woman is going to prison for two years for furnishing a fatal dose of methadone to her daughter.Valerie Webb of Wilton sobbed Tuesday during her sentencinghearing in Franklin County Superior Court in Farmington.The Sun Journal of Lewiston reported that Webb pleaded guilty in June to giving some of her methadone pills to her 23-year-old daughter, Alysha Webb, in May 2010. The daughter was found dead the next day in her mobile home.Defense attorney Christopher Berryment said Webb initiallydeclined her daughter’s repeated requests for methadone to relieveher pain, but eventually gave in.Justice Michaela Murphy also ordered Webb to undergo substanceabuse counseling when she leaves prison. Murphy said it was clearthat Webb was taking large amounts of prescription drugs. (The Associated Press).


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