Altoona Man Sentenced 6-20 Years for Selling Drugs Leading to Fatal Overdose

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. – An Altoona man has been sentenced to six to 20 years in prison for selling drugs that led to the fatal overdose of a young man in his downtown apartment. Timothy James Tombs, 50, pleaded guilty to drug delivery resulting in the death of 28-year-old Philip L. Nicolini. The judge imposed the negotiated sentence on Friday, holding Tombs accountable for his role in Nicolini’s tragedy. Tombs sold $100 worth of heroin to …

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