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Ramon A. Beachy

EPHRATA, LANCASTER COUNTY–An Ephrata man was arrested Friday after police say he sold heroin to a man who died  after overdosing in June.

Ramon A. Beachy, 32, is charged with drug delivery resulting in death.

According to police reports, Beachy sold heroin to 44-year-old Bryan G. Bowman, of Ephrata. Bowman used heroin on June 16 and overdosed later that evening. Bowman was pronounce dead at Wellspan-Epharta Hospital.

Authorities received tips naming Beachy as a suspect.

Beachy admitted to dealing heroin to support his own addiction, police said.

Beachy was arrested in July in a separate case after police found drugs and paraphernalia in a home in Ephrata where children were living.