Youngstown man charged with selling drugs that caused fatal overdose
A Youngstown man is facing firearms and narcotics charges after prosecutors said he sold heroin that resulted in a fatal overdose.
Lebron Charles Bunkley, 37, was indicted by a federal grand jury. He is charged with distribution of heroin, cocaine and crack cocaine. The indictment also alleges that on May 14, a person in Youngstown fatally overdosed on heroin sold by Bunkley.
Bunkley is also charged with possessing a pistol and ammunition, despite prior felony convictions, including assault, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug crime and being a felon in possession of a firearms.
“This defendant has a long history of crime, which has now expanded to include selling drugs that resulted in the death of another person,” said Carole Rendon, U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Ohio.
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