North Carolina man pleads guilty to death by distribution in fentanyl overdose case

HIGH POINT, N.C. —

A man charged in connection with an overdose death in 2021, has pleaded guilty to death by distribution.

Thomasville police said on May 28, 2021, they responded to James Avenue and discovered the body of 35-year-old Jacob Fields. An autopsy report revealed Fields died from a fentanyl overdose.

Grady was sentenced to serve a minimum of 100 months and a maximum of 132 months in prison or more than eight years.

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