Police Have Started Charging Drug Dealers When Their Clients Overdosed

York Region Police took a big step forward yesterday when they charged alleged drug dealers in the overdose deaths of their clients. Y.R.P, say a 33-year-old man died in February after using drugs laced with fentanyl. In the months following the man’s death, police say they tracked down the dealer who had sold him the drugs and charged him with manslaughter earlier this week. Meanwhile, four people are facing charges in the fentanyl-related death of a 28-year-old woman in Whitchurch-Stoufville. Fentanyl is a powerful opioid that health officials say has been linked to thousands of deaths across Canada.

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Scott Fox and Kat Callaghan