EVESHAM TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — A South Jersey man is facing a homicide charge after he allegedly made a drug deal that ended in the death of another man.

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jimmy flakes Police: Drug Dealer Charged With Homicide In Heroin Related Death

Credit: (Evesham Township Police Department)

Police arrested Jimmy Flakes Jr., 40, at his home on Tuesday. He is charged with first-degree strict liability for a drug-induced death of a 45-year-old Marlton man.

According to police, the body of the deceased was found at his residence on Sept. 28 after he allegedly purchased heroin from Flakes.

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“Our investigation traced that heroin back to Mr. Flakes,” said County Prosecutor spokesman Joel Bewley, “and he was arrested and charged with strict liability for a drug induced death, which is a first degree charge that carries with it a potential 20 year prison term.”

Flakes reportedly made $10 off the drug deal, police say.

He is currently being held in the Burlington County Jail.

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