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Fallbrook man sentenced for man's fentanyl overdose death


Last updated 4/12/2019 at 4:47pm

A Fallbrook man who sold heroin laced with fentanyl to a man who fatally overdosed on the drugs was sentenced to more than a dozen years in federal prison.

Corey Bernard Green, 42, was sentenced in San Diego federal court Friday, April 5, for providing the laced drugs to 34-year-old Joseth Adam Sellars, who died Nov. 3, 2017. Sellars, who had reached about 100 days of sobriety by the date of his death, was found by his wife, lying face down on the couple’s living room floor, according to prosecutors.

Authorities said text messages between Green and Sellars indicated that Green provided...

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