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Man Facing 30 Years in Prison for Supplying Young Mother with Fatal Heroin Dose

  1. Beenthere2Hippie
    LEXINGTON, Ky.-- A Kentucky man has been sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for providing heroin and fentanyl to a new mother who died of an overdose last year.

    The U.S. attorney's office said 44-year-old Christopher Allen of Lexington was sentenced to 365 months on Thursday for distributing a controlled substance resulting in death. Allen was convicted in May of distributing heroin and fentanyl resulting in death, conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute.

    The prosecutor's office said trial testimony indicated Allen distributed the drugs in September 2015 to Nicole Alvarez, who had given birth two weeks before her overdose.

    AP/Sept. 2, 20176
    Photo: WKYT
    Newshawk Crew

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    BT2H is a retired news editor and writer from the NYC area who, for health reasons, retired to a southern US state early, and where BT2H continues to write and to post drug-related news to DF.


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