A 44-year-old resident of Kansas City, Ramon Strickland was arrested for selling heroin with a portion of fentanyl that resulted in the death of a citizen. Ramon pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 167 months by the federal prison.
The investigation began on May 23rd, 2017, when the parents of the overdosed deceased reached out to police in Overland Park, Kansas. The court records sent by toxicologist stated that the man died out of respiratory disease due to the excessive presence of heroin and fentanyl in the system. Heroin incorporated with fentanyl is used as a heavy drug since fentanyl is 80 to 100 times more effective.
According to the investigation, it is recorded that on May 22nd, 2017, Ramon Strickland handed over the drugs to the victim. This case was supervised under the DEA, Kansas District Office and Overland Park Police Dept.