Manslaughter charge laid after overdose death: police
PICTON, Ont. — Provincial police say they have laid a manslaughter charge after a 34-year-old man died from a carfentanil overdose.
Police say Travis Rosseau of Picton, Ont., was found unresponsive at a home in Hallowell Township on March 11 and was pronounced dead at the scene.
OPP say an autopsy confirmed Rosseau died from lethal levels of carfentanil, a highly powerful opioid.
Police say they arrested a 33-year-old man and charged him with manslaughter in Rosseau's death.
He is also charged with trafficking an opioid.
The man is scheduled to appear in a Belleville, Ont., court on Friday.
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