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BLOOMINGTON — A Normal woman made her first court appearance Wednesday on drug-induced homicide charges.

Stephanie Mangan, 26, is accused of providing drugs to Brandyce Mrazek, 30, that allegedly caused her death. Mrazek was found unresponsive on July 2 at her residence in the 300 block of East Mulberry Street in Bloomington. 

Authorities have released few details of the death, including what drug was allegedly provided by Mangan, who listed her address in court records as 1st Street in Normal.

Bond remained set at $1 million Friday, meaning Mangan must post $100,035 to be released from jail. Associate Judge David Butler appointed the public defender's office to represent Mangan.

A Dec. 7 arraignment is set on the charges.

Information from an obituary indicates Mrazek worked at Hale Cosmeceuticals in Bloomington. She graduated from Joy Care Center's Job Partnership, where she also was a volunteer.

Mangan's arrest is the second drug-induced homicide charged in McLean County this year. Troy McBride, 24, admitted to selling James Dingman the heroin he ingested after a March 23 drug deal in Champaign. McBride's sentence is pending.

Bloomington police are seeking additional information on Mrazek's death. Detective Matt Dick, 309-434-2475 or Detective Paul Jones, 309-434-2548, can be contacted. To remain anonymous, you can contact McLean County Crimestoppers at 309-828-1111.

If your call leads to an arrest and indictment of a suspect, you may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.

Contact Edith Brady-Lunny at (309) 820-3276. Follow her on Twitter: @pg_blunny


McLean County Courts Reporter

McLean County courts reporter for The Pantagraph.

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