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Kristin Irizarry, 17, of Clarksville, was found dead at a home in Cumberland City on October 14, 2012. An autopsy revealed Kristen died from multiple drug intoxication including ethanol and oxymorphone, also known as Opana. She had no previous prescription drug history.
Agents learned that the night before Kristens death, her mother, 41-year-old Nicole Irizarry, of Dover, gave her oxymorphone to sell. That night Kristen, along with 20-year-old Darius Skelton, 19-year-old Dayzon Skelton, both of Cumber land City, and another juvenile, went to a party and attempted to sell the pills. They returned to Skeltons home and the next morning she was found dead.
Nicole was indicted on one count of second degree murder, one count of aggravated child neglect, one count of possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, one count of contributing to the delinquency of a child and one count of conspiracy to sell a scheduled drug. Nicole is currently in the Henry County jail on $50,000 bond.
Dayzon and Darius Skelton were each indicted on one count of possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a child, one count of conspiracy to sell a scheduled drug and one count of criminally negligent homicide.
The Skeltons were booked into the Stewart County jail on $25,000 bond each.
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Prince Edward presents Edinburgh's awards in Tenn.
May 23, 2013 22:00 GMT
By ERIK SCHELZIG Associated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Queen Elizabeth's youngest son, Prince Edward, is visiting Tennessee to promote one of the British royal family's charities, the Duke of Edinburgh's awards.
The prince presided over an awards ceremony at the governor's mansion in Nashville on Thursday for the first batch of young Tennesseans to participate in the leadership and character program.
About 80 youths received the award by participating in community service, skills development, physical fitness and adventurous journeys through the Boy Scouts, Boys and Girls Clubs, LEAD Academy, Montgomery Bell Academy or the Miss Tennessee Scholarship Organization.
Following the event, Gov. Bill Haslam and first lady Crissy Haslam invited the awardees and their families to tea inside the governor's residence. Later on Thursday, the prince was scheduled to headline a black-tie gala at Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville.
Bernanke signals Fed to maintain stimulus efforts
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chairman Ben Bernanke is telling Congress that the U.S. job market remains weak and that it is too soon for the Federal Reserve to end its extraordinary stimulus programs.
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