Tucson woman is indicted in fatal fentanyl overdose case
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson woman has been indicted for allegedly selling the synthetic opioid fentanyl to a man who died after ingesting the drug.
Federal prosecutors say 41-year-old Lana Leshinsky is accused of selling fentanyl to an unidentified man who died in July 2017 a day after using the drug.
The Feb. 14 grand jury indictment was unsealed Monday.
Prosecutors say the charge of distributing fentanyl resulting in death carries a mandatory-minimum sentence of 20 years in prison.