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Police: Rochester Teen's Death Drug-Related; Mother, 2 More Arrested



Police say the death of a 17-year-old girl found in a Rochester motel room was drug-related, and her mother and two others were arrested.

Evangelique "Eve" Tarmey of Rochester was found at the Riviera Motel on Oct. 17.

Police said Thursday a toxicology report said the Spaulding High School student's death was accidental and due to "acute fentanyl intoxication."

Her mother, 41-year-old Jazzmyn Rood, was arrested on charges of conspiracy to commit possession of a controlled drug, endangering the welfare of a child, and reckless conduct.

Forty-one-year-old Mark Ross was charged with dispensing a controlled drug with death resulting and other charges. It wasn't immediately known if they had lawyers.

Police later arrested 31-year-old Leslie Aberle in Salisbury, Massachusetts, on a warrant. She was described as an acquaintance.