During the trial, Marie also testified that heroin was kept at her house and that she and Richie were planning on selling it and splitting the money.
Marie says she only agreed to say that because she was told she would go free if she did. "That's why I want to make it very clear, because it's very complicated," she says. “They pressured me with 'You do what we say, and you'll go free.'”
The Oprah Show talked to the undercover drug agent who arrested Susan that night. He said that he stands by what he said under oath in court 36 years ago—that Susan was, indeed, a drug dealer.