On July 16, 2023, at about 6:45am, officer responded to a Hawley Avenue residence for a report of an unresponsive male and female. Upon arrival, members of the Milford Fire Department were attempting to resuscitate the female. The female was administered Narcan and transported to an area hospital for treatment. The male died at the scene.
The Milford Police Department Detective Division began an investigation into the death of the male. It was determined that the male died from an overdose of drugs. A suspect was developed and identified as Jesse Gray. Evidence showed that he had provided the narcotics to the victim which later caused his death. An arrest warrant was submitted and issued by Milford Superior Court.
On September 5, 2023, Jesse Gray, 46, of 33 Barn Hill Road, Monroe, was arrested at his residence. He was charged with Illegal Distribution of Narcotics.
Gray was released on a promise to appear and is scheduled to appear in Milford Superior Court on October 3, 2023.