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Man who allegedly swallowed heroin indicted

Posted August 6, 2008

— A Wake County grand jury handed down indictments Wednesday against a man police say swallowed heroin.

Paramedics took Ochunkwo Ezikpe Ogbuanu, 43, to the hospital June 17. Surgeons removed bags containing more than a pound of heroin from his body.

Ogbuanu is charged with felony trafficking in heroin by possession and felony trafficking in heroin by transportation, both felonies.

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  • Seeminglyopposed Aug 7, 2008

    He will get more time for that offense than murdering someone. Wait until we see his sentence.