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San Diego man convicted of selling Fentanyl pills, leading to fatal overdose


Last updated 8/28/2021 at 7:48am

SAN DIEGO - A San Diego resident who sold fentanyl pills to another man, resulting in the victim's fatal overdose, was convicted today by a federal jury of distribution of fentanyl resulting in death.

Jahvaris Lamoun Springfield, 32, was found guilty of selling the pills that killed 26-year-old Brendan James Gallagher on Feb. 5, 2019.

Prosecutors say that on that same day, Gallagher sent text messages to Springfield seeking to buy oxycontin. Two counterfeit oxycontin pills that

tested positive for fentanyl were later found in Gallagher's bedroom and a "fatal concentration of fentanyl'...

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