Milwaukee men found guilty in Waukesha overdose death
Men await sentencing in heroin-related reckless homicide
Two Milwaukee men have been found guilty in the death of Samuel E. Leuck, a 27-year-old Waukesha man found dead in his apartment of a heroin overdose.
Rozerick Mattox, 28, was found guilty on Oct. 16 of first-degree reckless homicide after a two-day court trial presided over by Waukesha County Judge Jennifer Dorow. Terry Tibbits, 29, pleaded no contest on Oct. 14 to a reduced charge of second-degree reckless homicide.
According to the criminal complaint, Leuck was found dead at his apartment at 1211 E. Moreland Boulevard the morning of Friday, Feb. 15. Toxicology reports later determined the cause of death was heroin intoxication.
Tibbits confessed on Feb. 25 to driving Leuck to his Milwaukee dealer, whom he knew as "Kevin," the day before the man was found dead. Tibbits then agreed to arrange controlled drug buys on behalf of the Waukesha City Police, leading to the arrest of Mattox.
Mattox is expected to be sentenced on Jan. 2. He could face up to 40 years in prison and $100,000 in fines.
Tibbits is expected to be sentenced on Dec. 20 and could face up to 25 years in prison and $100,000 in fines.
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