Man arrested in connection to fatal fentanyl overdose extradited to La Crosse County from Arkansas

LA CROSSE (WKBT) – The suspect of a West Salem homicide is behind bars.

According to online records, police arrested 23-year-old Lathan Foster in Arkansas.

Foster is accused of selling drugs containing a lethal dose of fentanyl to Jeremy Pittman.

First responders found Pittman dead on December 31st, 2021 in a West Salem home.

Law enforcement returned Foster to La Crosse County to face charges.

He could be formally charged with first-degree reckless homicide as early as next week.

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