JUNEAU -- A Beaver Dam man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Tuesday in Dodge County Circuit Court for supplying the drugs that led to an overdose death of a 25-year-old Juneau man.
In March, a jury took just under four hours to convict Brian K. Larson II of first degree reckless homicide by delivery of drugs and bail jumping.
According to a criminal complaint, Dodge County sheriff's deputies and the medical examiner were called to the Oakwood Cemetery in the town of Beaver Dam after receiving reports of a suspicious vehicle parked overnight with its headlights on. Dakoda Kline of Juneau was found dead slumped over the wheel on April 9, 2017, after taking heroin supplied by Larson.
A time line was constructed through the information from Kline's telephone and cellphone records.
After work on April 8, 2017, Kline made multiple withdrawals from his bank account in the Juneau and Beaver Dam areas. Text messages and phone calls between Kline and Larson show that Kline was looking to purchase heroin through Larson. Larson's phone traveled from Dodge County to Milwaukee and back, and expert testimony placed Larson and Kline together shortly before Kline made his way to the cemetery to inject heroin.
The 29-year-old Larson was also placed on extended supervision for five years and upon successful completion will be placed on probation for five years.