Hawley Woman Sentenced to Prison

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LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) The Wayne County woman who admitted to giving heroin to a woman who later died, is sentenced to prison
 
 23-year old Brittany Banscher of Hawley was sentenced in federal court to 19 years behind bars.
 
Banscher pleaded guilty in December to giving heroin to a 21 year-old woman who overdosed and died in 20-15.
 
Officials say this was part of an initiative to combat the nationwide heroin problem.
 

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