A second man has been sentenced to prison for his role in the 2018 overdose death of Mac Miller.
According to court documents obtained by XXL, Stephen Walter pleaded guilty to one count of Fentanyl Distribution on Monday (May 16) and was sentenced to 210 months or 17.5 years in prison. Prosecutors allege that Walter was directly involved in directing the distribution of the fentanyl pills and then sold them to Mac Miller, who caused his subsequent death.
Walter, 49, is one of three defendants charged with distributing fentanyl which resulted in Miller’s death and conspiracy to distribute controlled substances resulting in death. In addition, Walter was also charged with possession of ammunition.
As previously reported, 39-year-old Ryan Reavis was sentenced to nearly 11 years in prison for supplying the late rapper with fentanyl. A third man, 30-year-old Cameron Pettit, has yet to settle his case.
In the documents, prosecutors say Walter knew that the pills contained fentanyl or some other federally controlled substance and authorized Reavis to distribute the pills to Pettit, who then sold them for Mac Miller. The rhyme player in Pittsburgh, Pa. Received these pills two days before he battled a fatal drug overdose on September 7, 2018. Miller’s personal assistant discovered he was unresponsive in the home. in Studio City, California, and paramedics declared him dead at the scene.
Before his death, Mac Miller released his fifth studio album, Swimming, received rave reviews from fans as well as critics. The collection also became his first musical project to earn a Grammy Award nomination.
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