He dealt drugs around New Year's 2019 that killed four people. Now, he faces life behind bars.

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Source: Butler County jail; MEGA

Jan. 16 2022, Published 3:05 p.m. ET

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A man admitted his role in dealing drugs that killed four people and now faces life behind bars.

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Last week, Kelsey V. Williams Jr. pleaded guilty in an Ohio federal court to distributing a controlled substance that resulted in death or serious bodily injury, according to prosecutors.

Prosecutors say that on New Year’s Eve 2018 and New Year’s Day 2019, Williams distributed a fentanyl and cocaine mixture that caused four fatal overdoses and two non-fatal overdoses.

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Fentanyl is an opioid often mixed with other drugs to enhance the effects, but a small amount can be deadly.

Williams was arrested in May in Minnesota and initially charged with several counts.

Williams is set to be sentenced at a later date and faces 20 years to life behind bars.


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