2 charged in teen's heroin overdose

March 2, 2010 11:59:48 AM PST
Two men are charged in the near-fatal overdose of a high school junior last week in Libertyville.The 17-year-old Libertyville High School student overdosed last Thursday, police said. Russell Gentry, 19, of Libertyville, is accused of providing the drugs. Gentry was charged with possession of a controlled substance.

Authorities say a relative found the victim not breathing, performed CPR and had the victim rushed to Condell Medical Center.

Nicholas Kobitter, 20, of Libertyville, was also charged with drug-induced bodily harm and possession of a controlled substance in relation to the incident.