Woman faces drug, man­slaugh­ter charges

The Morning Journal (Lorain, OH) - - LOCAL NEWS - Staff re­port

A 53-year-old Ver­mil­ion woman will be ar­raigned Nov. 8 on in­vol­un­tary man­slaugh­ter and drug charges af­ter au­thor­i­ties say she sup­plied drugs that killed a man.

Deb­o­rah A. Ditto was se­cretly in­dicted Nov. 1 in Lorain County Com­mon Pleas Court on charges of in­vol­un­tary man­slaugh­ter, cor­rupt­ing an­other with drugs and traf­fick­ing drugs in con­nec­tion with the April 5, 2017, over­dose death of 40-year-old Ja­son Dun­brook, of Ver­mil­ion.

Lorain County Pros­e­cu­tor Den­nis Will said Ditto had driven Dun­brook to Mercy Health Hos­pi­tal in Lorain, when he ap­peared to be over­dos­ing on a cock­tail of opi­ates and later died.

“She pro­vided the drugs to him in this case that con­trib­uted to him over­dos­ing and dy­ing,” he said.

Ditto is at the Lorain County Jail on $75,000 bond.

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