One other man has been sentenced for his function within the 2018 deadly overdose of rapper Mac Miller. On Monday, Stephen Andrew Walter, who was answerable for supplying the deadly counterfeit oxycodone tablets laced with fentanyl, was sentenced to greater than 17 years behind bars.
Based on NBC Information, Walter was one of many three males charged for Mac’s dying, which occurred again in September 2018. The U.S. Legal professional’s Workplace for the Central District of California says he pled responsible final yr to 1 depend of distribution of fentanyl. As beforehand reported, prosecutors say, Walter directed Ryan Michael Reavis to distribute the medicine to co-defendant Cameron James Pettit, who then bought the medicine to Mac.
Prosecutors acknowledged that Walter continued to distribute medicine after Mac’s passing. Rolling Stone experiences that Walter agreed to a flat 17-year sentence final yr, nonetheless, as a result of the deal was under federal pointers, and since he proceeded to promote medicine, the decide determined to not settle for his plea deal.
Choose Otis D. Wright, II mentioned,
“The courtroom has elected to not settle for that plea settlement. So, sir, if you’d like, at this level, you may withdraw your responsible plea and go to trial. I’ll as effectively lay it out, okay. Whenever you proceed to interact on this exercise even after your actions killed somebody, I’m having a troublesome time not staying throughout the pointers.”
Walter than agreed to getting a better sentence.
Final month, Ryan Michael Reavis was sentenced to 131-months in jail for his function in distributing the medicine that led to Mac’s overdose. Mac handed away from “blended drug toxicity” which included cocaine, fentanyl and alcohol.
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