Helium Death Suspects Say They Are “Not Guilty”

MEDFORD, Ore. — Two people, facing charges related to the death of a 14-year-old Eagle Point girl in February, both say they are not guilty.

On Tuesday, arraignments were held for both Katherine McAloon and Richard Mowery. Mowery entered a “not guilty” plea on the charge of criminally negligent homicide.

McAloon says she is not guilty of any of the15 different charges she is facing in the case, including charges of furnishing alcohol and distributing controlled substances to minors. 14-year-old Ashley Long died at McAloon’s home after inhaling too much helium.