WilCo Man Faces First Murder Charge in Connection with Fentanyl Overdose

GEORGETOWN, Texas – A Williamson County man has been charged with murder in connection to a fentanyl overdose death, marking the county’s first murder charge related to the deadly drug. The accused, John Smith, was arrested after an investigation into the death of Jane Doe, who overdosed on fentanyl in June. According to authorities, Smith supplied the drugs that led to Doe’s death. Fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid, has been increasingly linked to overdose deaths …

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