Wife charged in Newport man’s methadone death
NEWPORT - Dennis K. Parmuat returned to his Newport apartment at 11 one night last March and started drinking.
After downing about 12 beers, Parmuat took a dose of methadone provided by his wife, according to police and court documents.
Parmuat, 32, was dead within a couple of hours and now his wife, Jennifer Marie Johnson, faces a murder charge.
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