Manistee Co. Woman Headed to Jail for Giving Lethal Dose of Drugs

An update on a story we've been following since it broke, a Manistee County woman will spend one year in jail for giving a woman the drugs that killed her.

Debrah Lofton died at her Mesick home in Wexford County in November of 2010.

A judge sentenced Melissa Norton to a 1-year in jail and 3 years of probation for giving Lofton the methadone that caused her overdose.

Norton was charged with delivery of a controlled substance causing death.