Second man arrested in 2022 fatal drug overdose

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Published: Apr. 17, 2023 at 3:05 PM CDT
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A second person faces homicide charges in the 2022 death of Tonya Marrufo.

Denzel Anderson, 30, of Rockford is in custody at the Winnebago County jail on a $51,000 bond. Anderson is charged with drug-induced homicide, possession with intent to deliver and conspiracy to deliver Fentanyl connected to Marrufo’s overdose. The 39-year-old woman was found dead on Oct. 16, 2022 at a residence in the 1100 block of 13th Street.

After Marrufo’s death, a family member started a GoFundMe fundraiser to support her young son.

In Feb. 2023, Kyle Pavia, 31, of Rockford, was arrested in connection with the case.

Anderson is due in court on May 25.