San Antonio man indicted for distributing fentanyl after someone fatally overdosed on the substance, US Attorney’s Office says

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SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio was charged and criminally charged with distributing a controlled substance containing fentanyl, which resulted in a fatal overdose of another person last October.

A four-count indictment against the federal grand jury, returned on Wednesday, accused 27-year-old Patrick James Hall of a plot he owned with intent to distribute fentanyl, which resulted in his death. a count of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl, resulting in death; and two property counts with the intention of distributing fentanyl.

According to the indictment, on October 28, 2020, Hall owned and sold fentanyl-laced pills to the victim, who died after ingestion.

In addition, the indictment found that Hall possessed the narcotics with the intention of “distributing fentanyl on October 26, 2020 and November 19, 2020”.

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If convicted, Hall faces between 20 years and a life in federal prison for “conspiracy and material charges on death row” and up to 20 years in federal prison for each of the two remaining drug charges, according to the indictment.

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