Federal drug charges in heroin death of Tigard woman

A man who goes by the name of Vicky is in jail on federal drug charges.

Vicky, whose real name is Raul Reyes Ramirez, is charged with selling the heroin that caused the overdose death of a woman in Tigard earlier this month.

Michelle Lee Conklin used used the drug with her husband who passed out. When he awoke, he found her dead in the hallway of their home.

Court documents indicate Joseph Conklin helped authorities track down Ramirez.

He led officers who to his dealer who in turn led them to Ramirez. The intermediate dealer told officers Ramirez often dressed as "Vicky.

He told detectives that he had limited how much heroin his wife used that day because she hadn't used in a while and wanted to make sure she was okay.