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Man overdoses on fentanyl, drug dealer charged with murder



Coral Springs, Forida – According to Coral Springs Police Department report man who sold Fentanyl to another person was arrested, person who purchase it died of an overdose shortly after taking the drug.

Officials say, a grand jury indicted Salomon Jules Theoc, of Pompano Beach, on a first-degree murder charge in the death of Callie Harper.

According to the police Theoc sold the drugs to Harper in front of a Walmart store at 3801 Turtle Creek Drive on Sept. 16, 2020.

Later Harper overdosed and was taken to Northwest Medical Center. He died a short time after.

Surveillance video, digital forensic evidence and assistance from a witness led detectives to discover that Theoc had sold the drugs to Harper. Officers say, the Broward County medical examiner confirmed that Harper had overdosed on Fentanyl.

Theoc is being held without bond at the Broward County Jail. He was arrested May 11.

“This investigation sends a message to all drug dealers that overdose investigations in the City of Coral Springs will not be viewed simply as the death of a person but handled as a criminal investigation,” the Coral Springs Police Department said in a statement Tuesday. “In the event Coral Springs detectives can identify dealers and link the distribution of the narcotics to the death of a person, we will work with the State Attorney’s Office with the intent of filing criminal charges.”

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