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Batavia man, 22, sentenced for drug-induced homicide

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A Batavia man pleaded guilty Friday to drug-induced homicide, accused of supplying the heroin that killed Abby L. Nordmeyer last April.

Nicholas C. Allen, 22, of the 300 block of North River Street, agreed to an eight-year prison sentence. He will have to serve at least 75 percent of the sentence.

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Nordmeyer, 24, who lived in South Elgin, died April 5, 2013, according to court records.

Kane County Assistant State's Attorney Greg Sams told the court Friday that Allen had received a text message at 9:40 p.m. from a co-defendant, Andrea Nielsen, formerly of South Elgin, that Nielsen and Nordmeyer wanted some heroin. Allen and Nielsen drove to Chicago to buy some, then went to Nordmeyer's home, where all three used the heroin.

At 4 a.m. Nielsen and Allen woke up on the floor and got into Nordmeyer's bed, while Nordmeyer was still on the floor. At 11 a.m. they woke up again, tried to wake Nordmeyer and realized she was dead. Nielsen called a needle-exchange program, then 911, Sams said. Allen took the needles and bags of heroin out of the house and tried to dispose of them, Sams said.

Nielsen has also been charged with drug-induced homicide. Her next court date is May 14.

Allen could have been sentenced to between six and 30 years in prison.

Allen has been in the Kane County jail since his arrest in May 2013. Nielsen remains in the Kane County jail on $150,000 bail.

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