Man who sold fentanyl to friend who overdosed pleads to reduced charge
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“District Attorney Bobby Christine said he should have talked with King’s family when he realized evidence in the case against Magill proved to be such it could “NOT” be prosecuted as murder. ”
Bobby had me worried here — It was NOT a “Plea Deal”….
Yes – NOT was left out of that sentence. Because the defendant was on record warning about the fentanyl in the pills, and the victim never ingested those pills, he would have had a good chance at acquittal for murder.
The sentence has been fixed. 🙂
Why do we reduce charges under such circumstances?
Because the drug(s) that he overdosed on, were not the ones that the defendant sold him. The defendant is still a convicted low-life drug dealer, but HIS drugs did not kill the victim. Thankfully, he is still going to get some jail time, however.
Both sides of the drug game, everyone loses.
I have known Bobby for a long time. I wish he was the DA in Richmond County.