21-year-old woman with the username ‘yungdrugaddict’ accused of murder after selling drugs on Snapchat

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Source: Las Vegas Metro Police, MEGA

Oct. 29 2021, Published 9:26 a.m. ET

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A 21-year-old woman faces a second-degree murder charge in connection with a young woman’s fentanyl overdose death in March of this year.

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Las Vegas Police took Aria Styron into custody outside of a Summerlin, Nevada, movie theater last week, News Now Las Vegas reported.

Investigators began investigating Styron and found she was allegedly selling drugs on Snapchat with the screen name “yungdrugaddict,’ according to News Now Las Vegas.

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Detectives said they saw pictures and videos of Styron “advertising what she claims to be Xanax” for sale, News Now Las Vegas reported.

Police obtained a search warrant for Styron’s Snapchat account and found Styron would buy marijuana, Xanax and Oxycodone and sell them, according to News Now Las Vegas.

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On March 4, a father called dispatchers, saying his daughter, Adrianna Folks, 21, was dead in a home, according to News Now Las Vegas.

Investigators said Folks was found on the floor next to her bed, News Now Las Vegas reported.

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Beside her body was a piece of tinfoil with what was believed to be an Oxycodone pill and residue, according to News Now Las Vegas.

The residue on the tinfoil later tested positive for fentanyl, News Now Las Vegas reported. Fentanyl is an opioid that is often mixed with other drugs to enhance the effects, but a small amount can be deadly.

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The Clark County Coroner’s Office determined Folks died of fentanyl toxicity, according to News Now Las Vegas.

Police said Folks’ boyfriend died of an overdose in January and Styron’s boyfriend had also died of an overdose in Oct. 2020, but Styron is not connected to those cases, News Now Las Vegas reported.

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One week before she died, investigators learned Folks texted a friend looking for Oxycodone pills, and the friend directed her to Styron, News Now Las Vegas reported.

“Ariaaaaa I heard ya sellin' oxies??” one message from Folks to Styron said, according to documents obtained by News Now Las Vegas.

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Police believe Folks bought what she believed to be Oxycodone from Styron the night she died, police said in documents obtained by News Now Las Vegas.

Styron is due in court on Nov. 8, and she is being held without bail, according to News Now Las Vegas.

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