Mac Miller’s Death after 1 Year Later: Man Arrested on the Federal Charges
Exactly one year after Mac Miller’s demise, a man has been accused in association of his passing. Mac Miller’s Death after 1 Year Later
Cameron James Pettit, a Hollywood Hills occupant, was captured on government charges claiming that he sold fake pharmaceutical medications containing fentanyl to Miller, two days before his passing. Pettit, 28, was captured on Wednesday morning by specialists with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Fusion Task Force, examiners have reported.
Pettit was captured in accordance with a criminal grumbling documented last Friday that accuses him of one check of appropriation of a controlled substance, an official statement from the United States Attorney Central District of California expressed on Wednesday.
Concurring the affirmation on this case, the evening of Sept. 4, Pettit “consented to supply” Miller with 30 milligram oxycodone pills, just as cocaine and the calming Xanax. Be that as it may, when Pettit made the conveyance the morning of Sept. 5, he purportedly sold Miller “fake oxycodone pills that contained fentanyl.” The affirmation likewise expresses that hours after updates on Miller’s demise developed, Pettit made an impression on a companion saying, “No doubt I will kick the bucket in prison.”
The affirmation additionally expresses that agents accept that Miller kicked the bucket in the wake of grunting the fake oxycodone pills containing fentanyl and that those pills had been given by Pettit. While another individual supposedly provided Miller with different medications preceding his passing, as indicated by the affirmation those opiates medications did not contain fentanyl.
“Fentanyl disguised as a genuine pharmaceutical is a killer – which is being proven every day in America,” United States Attorney Nick Hanna said. “Drugs laced with cheap and potent fentanyl are increasingly common, and we owe it to the victims and their families to aggressively target the drug dealers that cause these overdose deaths.”
On Sept. 7, the Los Angeles County Coroner confirmed in a statement that authorities were called to the artist’s home in Studio City, Calif. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:51 a.m.
“While the death of any victim of the opioid epidemic is tragic, today’s arrest is another success for the DEA’s HIDTA Fusion Task Force,” DEA Los Angeles Deputy Special Agent in Charge Daniel C. Comeaux said Wednesday. “Let our message be clear, if you peddle illegal drugs and kill someone, the DEA will be the voice of the victim. We will not rest until you face the justice system.”
If convicted of the drug trafficking charge alleged in the complaint, Pettit would face a statutory maximum sentence of 20 years in federal prison.
The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner—Coroner announced in November that the artist, née Malcolm McCormick.