Alleged drug dealers charged with manslaughter following overdose death in Collingwood
An OPP cruiser is seen in this undated image. (Dave Chidley / THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The Canadian Press
Published Thursday, June 13, 2019 7:34PM EDT
COLLINGWOOD, Ont. - Provincial police say two people who allegedly provided a man with opioids have been charged with manslaughter in his overdose death.
Investigators say 25-year-old Sam Bowyer died after taking drugs at a home in Collingwood, Ont., in March.
They allege he received the opioids from a 47-year-old man and 26-year-old woman, who have since been arrested.
They have been charged with manslaughter and criminal negligence causing death.
The duo is also charged with trafficking heroin.
Officers are asking anyone with more information about the incident to come forward.