Dealer Charged In Mac Miller's Death

Federal prosecutors have charged a man in connection to the death of Mac Miller.

Almost a year ago Mac who was found dead of a drug overdose.

The criminal complaint filed in the Central District of California alleges that Cameron James Pettit, 28, supplied Miller with counterfeit oxycodone pills containing fentanyl. Miller had asked to be furnished with "percs," by Mr. Pettit.

Miller was discovered unresponsive in his Studio City home on Sept. 7, 2018. The manner of death was certified as an accident, although it was later determined that the rapper died from an overdose of alcohol, cocaine and fentanyl.

NBC News spoke with U.S. Attorney Nick Hanna: "We are aggressively targeting drug dealers responsible for trafficking illicit fentanyl, which has become the most deadly facet of the opioid epidemic," said U.S. Attorney Hanna. "We are committed to slowing the number of overdose deaths and prosecuting those responsible for spreading this most dangerous opioid."

More on this story to come.

 
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