GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Randolph County man has been charged in connection with the death of a pregnant woman, who authorities say died from a heroin overdose. He's also charged in the death of the woman's unborn child.

Gregory Manuel Fisher, 48, is charged with Felony Second Degree Murder by Distributing Drugs and Felony Murder of an Unborn Child among others.

Investigators said on April 7, emergency responders discovered Amber Leigh Cox unresponsive in what appeared to be a suspected heroin overdose.

Randolph County EMS tried to save Cox and her unborn child.

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Fisher was already being held in the Randolph County Jail under separate charges but was later served with more in connection to Cox and her child’s death.

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Investigators said Cox was nine months pregnant at the time of her death. Fisher was given a $1 million secured bond. 

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