Drug Trafficking

Bridgeport Dealer Gets 46 Months In Fatal Heroin Overdose

A heroin dealer has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for distributing narcotics that led to a Trumbull woman's fatal overdose.

Jevaughn Watson, 23, of Bridgeport was sentenced in Hartford federal court on Thursday to 46 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, according to the U.S. attorney's office.

Watson repeatedly sold heroin to a 25-year-old woman who died of an overdose on Aug. 18. Investigators arrested Watson after analyzing two months of text messages between him and the victim.

Watson, detained since...