Charges filed after woman overdoses in car with 1-year-old twins

WSAW - 08-13


MERRILL, Wis. (WSAW) -- Two of the three people arrested after a woman overdosed in a vehicle in Lincoln County are expected to learn Thursday if they’ll head to trial. Investigators said on Aug. 6 deputies responded to a medical emergency on Highway 64 in the town of Pine River. Court documents state Cheryl Alexander, 48, was revived with Narcan—a medicine to counteract an opiate overdose. A 27-year-old Hayward man was also believed to be under the influence of drugs. Court documents identify him as Winslow Helsper. Court documents also state when questioned, Helsper gave a fake name.