Reckless homicide charge filed in Hayward death

A Hayward woman has been charged in connection with a drug-related death last fall.

Rebbecca L. Kerner, 31, was arrested on a warrant Thursday evening and has been charged with first-degree reckless homicide.  The charge is in connection to a death on Oct. 4, 2014, which a medical examiner found as caused by mixed drug toxicity.

The arrest came after an investigation by the Wisconsin Department of Justice's Division of Criminal Investigation.

Kerner appeared in court Friday morning, and a judge set bond at $20,000.  Another court hearing is set for Tuesday.