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Man charged with manslaughter in fentanyl overdose death
Fentanyl pills are shown in an undated police handout photo. (Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams/The Canadian Press)
Published Wednesday, October 4, 2017 12:20PM MDT
Last Updated Wednesday, October 4, 2017 2:57PM MDT
Edmonton police have laid charges in connection to death of a Sherwood Park man, due to an overdose earlier in the year.
Officers were called to a parking lot near Gateway Boulevard and 43 Avenue at about 5:30 p.m. Thursday, February 28, 2017.
Police found a man slumped over in a vehicle, dead.
An autopsy and toxicology results confirmed the 39-year-old man died as a result of a fentanyl overdose.
On Monday, police said Jamie Michael Dixon, 33, was arrested – he’s facing charges of manslaughter and three counts of trafficking.