Guilty plea in connection with Winsted heroin death

WINSTED — According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the District of Connecticut, Waterbury resident Peter Haskell, 32, waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute and distribution of heroin on Wednesday, July 12.

The plea was announced via a press release and included details of how Haskell’s case is connected to the overdose death of a Winsted resident in 2016.

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