Man charged with supplying heroin to 16-year-old

A 16-year-old girl was found dead at the Providence Suites Motel on April 3. A man has now been charged with supplying her with heroin the day before.

A Columbia man has been charged in federal court with supplying heroin to a 16-year-old girl who was found dead in a local motel on April 3.

Jon Patrick "Doom" Washington, 27, was charged in U.S. District Court in Jefferson City and a warrant issued for his arrest based on information from a confidential informant. Washington remains at large.

The complaint alleges that Washington and another person supplied heroin to 16-year-old Morgan Myers the day before she was found dead at the Provedence Suites Motel of a suspected overdose. An official cause of death has not been released.