Vincent G. Romano, 34, of Woodstock.

A Woodstock man was sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to selling fentanyl-laced heroin to a Wonder Lake man, who later died from an overdose.

Vincent G. Romano, 34, of Woodstock, was charged in September 2021 with three counts of drug-induced homicide, a Class X felony.

Romano was later indicted on two additional charges of unlawful delivery of heroin and unlawful delivery of fentanyl.

Court documents show that the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office began investigating the death of Daniel S. Williams, 42, of Wonder Lake.

Williams died on May 26, 2021, after ingesting a combination of heroin and fentanyl, a criminal complaint said.

A grand jury indictment said that Romano sold the drugs to Williams sometime between May 19-26, 2021.

Williams was a “loving father, respected softball coach, loved racing and loved by many,” according to his obituary.

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Williams left behind his former wife and their three children, his obituary said.

Romano was charged in Williams’ death while he was already being held in the McHenry County Jail on other drug charges.

In June 2021, Romano was arrested after McHenry County sheriff’s deputies found him in possession of seven bags of heroin while standing outside of an occupied car, court documents said.

Romano was charged in that case with unlawful delivery of heroin, unlawful delivery of fentanyl, unlawful possession of heroin and unlawful possession of fentanyl.

He has been held in the McHenry County Jail on a $650,000 bond since the arrest.

Court records show Romano entered into a negotiated plea deal with the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office on February 17.

He pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful delivery of heroin, a Class 1 felony, in exchange for his other charges being dismissed.

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McHenry County Judge Tiffany Davis approved the plea deal and sentenced Romano to eight years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

Romano will be required to serve the sentence at 50% in accordance with truth-in-sentencing guidelines.

He will receive 870 days of credit for both time served awaiting his case and also for engaging in volunteer work or work assignments.