Youngstown man charged with selling heroin that resulted in fatal overdose, as well as firearm and other drug violations

LETF_LOGOA Youngstown man was charged in a with firearms and narcotics violations, including selling heroin that resulted in a fatal overdose, said Carole S. Rendon, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio.

Lebron Charles Bunkley, 37, is named in the six-count indictment. The charges include distribution of heroin, cocaine and crack cocaine. The indictment also allegeds that on May 14, 2016 in Youngstown, a person fatally overdosed on heroin sold by Bunkley.

Bunkley is also charged with possessing a Walther, model P22, .22 pistol, an FIE, model Tital, .25 pistol and ammunition on May 18, despite numerous prior felony convictions, including assault, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug crime and being a felon in possession of a firearms, according to the indictment.

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