A former resident of West Hollywood was sentenced Monday to 131 months behind bars for his function in supplying the fentanyl-laced drugs that led to rapper Mac Miller’s deadly overdose 4 years in the past.
Ryan Reavis, 39, pleaded responsible final yr to a federal depend of distribution of fentanyl, based on the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Two others had been additionally charged. Stephen Walter, 49, of Westwood, pleaded responsible to the distribution cost and is awaiting sentencing. The case in opposition to Cameron Pettit, 30, of West Hollywood, is pending.
On Sept. 4, 2018, on the course of Walter, Reavis provided counterfeit oxycodone drugs to the third defendant, based on papers filed in Los Angeles federal courtroom.
Reavis admitted understanding that the drugs contained fentanyl or another managed substance. Shortly after Reavis handed over the fentanyl-laced drugs, Pettit allegedly provided the drugs to Malcolm McCormick — who recorded and carried out beneath the identify Mac Miller — two days earlier than the 26-year-old rapper suffered a deadly overdose in Studio City on Sept. 7, 2018, federal prosecutors stated.
Miller started rapping at 14 and constructed a big following earlier than signing with the label of fellow Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa. Miller launched 5 studio albums and a sequence of combine tapes throughout his profession. His remaining album, “Swimming,” was launched on Warner Records only a month earlier than his dying.