What you’re saying: Mom of Middletown woman who OD’d says police must go after drug dealers

The body of Rebecca Charlton’s daughter, Leslie Dalton, was found in a wooded area Sunday after she had been missing for several days. Charlton (pictured) said, “Police need to go after people who are selling these drugs.” RICK McCRABB/STAFF
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The body of Rebecca Charlton’s daughter, Leslie Dalton, was found in a wooded area Sunday after she had been missing for several days. Charlton (pictured) said, “Police need to go after people who are selling these drugs.” RICK McCRABB/STAFF

A mother of a 20-year-old Middletown woman, whose body was allegedly dumped in woods after she overdosed, does not want her daughter to have died in vain.

Leslie Dalton was found dead Sunday afternoon in a dry creek bed behind homes in the 2900 block of Wilbraham Road. Middletown police say her death is being investigated as an overdose, but other crimes were committed because her body was moved.

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“We need people out there being the voice for these people who are addicted and these girls,” Rebecca Charlton said. “Police need to go after people who are selling these drugs.”

Here is how some on social media are reacting to Dalton’s death and Charlton’s statement: