Monroe County Man Facing Drug-related Death Charges

CANADENSIS, Pa. -- A man from Monroe County is locked up after trying to cover up a drug death by staging a suicide.

Police say Chester Botch, 50 of Canadensis, gave Thomas Bartkovsky drugs that killed him and tried to cover it up.

According to officers, Bartkovsky was working for Botch for a few weeks and Botch paid the victim in heroin and a small amount of cash.

Botch is facing charges including drug delivery resulting in death and abuse of a corpse in Monroe County.

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