A Colorado Springs man was sentenced Thursday to twenty years in federal jail for promoting fentanyl to a teen who died after an overdose.
Nathaniel David Corser, 23, pleaded guilty in August to distribution of fentanyl ensuing within the dying of 19-year-old Kaeden Norlander, in keeping with a U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Colorado, news release.
On July 4, 2021, the 2 met at Cottonwood Creek Park in Colorado Springs the place Corser bought Norlander two capsules, which seemed to be prescription oxycodone capsules, the discharge mentioned. The capsules contained fentanyl. The following day, Norlander was discovered useless in his bed room.
A Colorado Springs police detective used Norlander’s cellphone to speak with Corser and organized to purchase 5 capsules. After the undercover purchase, police examined the capsules and decided they too contained fentanyl. Investigators searched Corser’s house and seized 1,089 dosage items of 30 mg morphine sulfate capsules and 108 dosage items of 200 mcg fentanyl buccal tablets.
“That is the longest sentence thus far in federal courtroom in Colorado for distribution of fentanyl leading to dying, and it ought to ship a loud and clear message to drug sellers and drug traffickers,” U.S. Lawyer Cole Finegan acknowledged within the launch. “Lives are at stake, and we’ll use each obtainable instrument to fight this lethal epidemic and cease these tragic losses.”
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