A 45-year-old Buena Park man is accused of lewd acts with a child and providing methamphetamine to a 15-year-old girl who was found dead from an apparent drug overdose in a residence.
Jeffrey Peurrung faces felony counts of lewd acts upon a child age 14 or 15, inducing a minor to buy a controlled substance, inducing a minor more than four years younger as an agent and possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell.
He was in county jail at last word.
Buena Park police were dispatched to assist Orange County Fire Authority paramedics around 3 p.m. Sept. 16 at a residence in the 7500 block of Fillmore Avenue. That's where the teen girl was found dead.
Two men were also at the residence, and further investigation revealed a second girl had been there before paramedics arrived. She was later located by police, and after interviews with all three people, the girl and the second man were released. Peurrung was arrested for allegedly providing meth to the two girls.
The unidentified deceased girl was a reported runaway from Orange, according to police, who add the results of the coroner's autopsy could produce additional criminal charges.