ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - A Rapides Parish Jury has convicted Taurnena Foster, 24, of the lesser charge of manslaughter for allegedly distributing a fatal dose of carfentanil back in January 2018 to Jakelynn Ammons. 19.
Taurnena Shondale Foster, 24 | Photo Source: RPSO
Ammons was found dead in a car near a local hotel. Foster had been indicted for second-degree murder. This conviction carries up to 40 years in prison.
The Rapides Parish DA’s office told News Channel 5 that the drug was distributed under the assumption it was heroin.
Foster will be sentenced on March 25. She was represented by Glenn Cortello. Brian Mosley prosecuted for the state.