Man charged with manslaughter in fentanyl overdose death
Fentanyl pills are shown in an undated police handout photo. (Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams)
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.