Man Charged With Manslaughter In Overdose Death

HURLOCK, Md. (AP) — Hurlock police have charged a man with manslaughter in the fatal drug overdose of a teenager.

Twenty-five-year-old Brandon Paul Scheller of Hurlock was arrested Thursday in May 18 death of 17-year-old old Robert Luke Dennis. He is also charged with distribution of a controlled dangerous substance and other offenses.

WBOC-TV reports that Dennis’ body was found on the front steps of a home. The Office of the State Medical Examiner said he died from an overdose of Fentanyl, a prescription narcotic.

Police say bought the drug from Scheller.
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Information from: WBOC-TV, http://www.wboc.com/

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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