Suspected dope dealer charged with manslaughter

A Brantford man has been charged with manslaughter after another man died of a suspected fentanyl overdose.

Police responded to a Nelson Street address Friday night to help Brant paramedics with a suspected overdose.

A 46-year-old man was taken to hospital where he was subsequently pronounced dead.

Investigators found a man -who had several drugs in his possession, including suspected powdered fentanyl – in a Murray street parking lot last (Monday) night.

A 34-year-old man is charged with manslaughter, trafficking cocaine and fentanyl, four other drug-trafficking related charges and possession of property obtained by crime.

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