A Newark man has been charged with manslaughter, accused of dealing drugs that authorities say killed a city resident last year.
Thomas A. Kosto, 38, last known address 244 Green Meadow Drive, was indicted Thursday on charges of corrupting another with drugs, possession of drugs, tampering with evidence and involuntary manslaughter. The indictment was unsealed Monday morning after Kosto was arrested over the weekend.
Kosto is accused of giving heroin to 34-year-old Chad Baker, of Newark, on May 28 or 29, 2015. Baker overdosed on the drug and died. His official cause of death is listed as being from the overdose on heroin. Baker also had cocaine in his system. [Read more…]