Thea Digiammerino

Man Faces Manslaughter Charges After Fatal Overdose

A Portland man is facing manslaughter charges in connection with a fatal overdose in Middletown on April 30.

Police said the suspect, 35-year-old Angel Gonzalez, sold fentanyl to a 20-year-old woman who died of an overdose on April 30.

During the investigation police executed a search warrant at Gonzalez home and found fentanyl packaged for sale. Gonzalez was arrested and charged with possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, and risk of injury. He was also charged with second-degree manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and sale of narcotics in connection with the woman’s death.

He was held on a $500,000 bond.

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